White Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist who became a martyr for her cause when she was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan after the Selma to Montgomery marches.
She dropped out of high school after one year.
Her name is inscribed on the civil rights memorial located in Montgomery, Alabama.
She married and divorced at the age of 16, then married George Argyris and had two children; she later married Anthony Liuzzo and had three more children.
Lyndon B. Johnson ordered an investigation after her death but the men who were arrested and committed the crime were acquitted by the state.