Medgar Evers Biography

Medgar Evers Biography

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Medgar evers - wikipedia, medgar wiley evers july 2 1925 june 12 1963 was an african american civil rights activist in mississippi and the state s field secretary of the naacp he worked to overturn segregation at the university of mississippi to end segregation of public facilities and to expand opportunities for african americans including enforcement of voting rights. Medgar evers american civil-rights activist britannica com, wife of civil rights leader medgar evers whose racially motivated murder in 1963 made him a national icon in 1995 98 evers-williams was the first woman to head the national association for the advancement of colored people naacp. Medgar evers biography - life family childhood children, medgar evers was born on july 19 1925 in decatur mississippi the third of four children of a small farm owner in the martyrs sixteen who gave their lives for racial justice jack mendelsohn quoted evers on his childhood i was born in decatur here in mississippi and when we were walking to.

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