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Medgar Evers and the Ghosts of Mississippi

On this day in 1963, African-American civil rights leader Medgar Evers is gunned down in front of his family’s Jackson, Mississippi home by white supremacist…

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Medgar Evers went from Jackson

On this day in 1994, white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith is convicted for the 1963 murder of African-American civil rights leader Medgar Evers. Evers…

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Medger Evers, Desegregation, and the KKK

On this day in 1963, African-American civil rights leader Medgar Evers is gunned down in front of his family’s Jackson, Mississippi home by white supremacist…

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