Harriette Moore

Harriette Moore was a black American tuitor in an elementary school and a civil rights worker.
She was born in Florida.
Spent her summers working in Ohio with her father.
Graduated with an Associate of Arts degree, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree.

She was married to Harry T. Moore, the founder of the first branch of NAACP.

In 1951, on her 25th wedding anniversary, the Moores were fatally injured by a bomb that was placed under their house.

Harry died on the way to the hospital, while Harriette died 9 days later at the hospital.

Based on evidence many years later, the state concluded that the attack was done by the Ku Klux Klan.

Their murder was the first assassination during the Civil rights movement.

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