By Anne Azzi Davenport
By PBS NewsHour
Honoring Civil Rights Hero Medgar Evers, Warrior for U.S. on More Than One Front…
The widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers and founder of the Medgar Evers Institute discusses The Clarion-Ledger's role in prompting the first successful prosecution of her husband's 1963 murder. She talked with The NewsHour after speaking to The Clarion-Ledger's…
Perhaps the most significant martyr in the struggle for civil rights prior to Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, Medgar Evers galvanized the civil rights movement in his life and also in his death.
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