James “Jimmie” Lee Jackson (December 16th, 1938 - February 26th, 1965) was an African-American civil rights activist. He was from Alabama and died from a gunshot wound. He was also a high ranking church official. He died the same year as Jonathan Daniels and Viola Liuzzo. Just like both of them, his name shall be remembered for his courage to take a stand against the Ku Klux Klan and corrupt police officers, government agents, and politicians.