Arts Apr 23

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Extended Interview: Myrlie Evers-Williams

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…

Nation Apr 18

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The Medgar Evers Assassination

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.