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Join us for our Spring Chapter Meeting with an engaging program by Mr. Leroy Moton who, as a 19-year-old activist was in the car with Viola Liuzzo when their car was set upon by the KKK and Mrs. Liuzzo Mr. Morton will share his story with us when we gather in Worchester on May 14th.

When: 5/14/2013
9:00 AM
Where: Unitarian Universalist Church of Worchester
90 Holden Street
Worcester, Massachusetts  01606
United States
Contact: UU Church of Worchester Admin

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Program Speaker: Mr. Leroy Moton

Leroy Moton was a nineteen year old activist and participant in the Selma to Montgomery March in 1965.  After the massive rally in Montgomery at the conclusion of the 52 mile march, Leroy Moton got a ride from Viola Liuzzo, who was driving marchers and organizers. As they drove along Highway  80 a car full of KKK members pulled up beside them and opened fire. Viola was killed immediately and the car went off the road. Leroy survived, and after lying still when the KKK killers got out to look at the bodies, he ran half an hour for help in the dark. Leroy will share his experience with us, speak about the impact on his life, and reflect on Race and Civil Rights today.

You may wish to watch a 4-minute youtube video slide tribute made by three of Viola Liuzzo’s daughters at:

"Home of the Brave” is a 75 minute feature film that may be available from your library, possibly Netflix, or for sale. You might want to have this in your church or professional collection.


9-9:30      Gathering and coffee

9:30-10    Worship, led by Aaron Payson

10-1:30    Program with Leroy Moton

1:30-2:30 Business meeting with election of leadership for coming year, confirming dates of meetings and program choices, announcements, sharing, news.

Reserve lunch and/or a place at the program by emailing: Indicate if you prefer vegetarian or non-vegetarian. $15 for lunch and other refreshments when we gather.

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