Medgar Evers

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I grew up in a family of storytellers. Around our dinner table, stories of 1950′s era Harlem flow freely, as my grandparents talk about coffee…

Civil Rights leader Medgar Evers (pictured) was a trailblazer for racial equality in the South, all while displaying a tireless dedication to self-improvement, education, and…

Medgar Evers was one of the most profound activists of the Civil Rights movement. His involvement in the Regional Council of Negro Leadership led to his organization of several boycotts and protests throughout Mississippi. His work as an NAACP field secretary also helped put Mississippi at the forefront of the struggle. One of Evers biggest […]