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Circa 2005: My Interview With Myrlie Evers-Williams

Posted June 9th, 2013 by savvylife

Fabvienen Taylor will never forget when she met Medgar Evers.  “He was surrounded by all of these people, but he stopped just to talk to me. I’ll never forget that,”  said Taylor, who was 11 when she met the slain civil rights activist. When Taylor learned that Evers’ widow Myrlie Evers-Williams would be at Lemuria [...]

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Medgar Evers 50th Anniversary Commemoration Activities

Posted June 6th, 2013 by savvylife

(Jackson, Miss.) – Myrlie Evers, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute, has released the schedule for the national commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of her late husband Medgar Evers, a Mississippi civil rights pioneer. Reena Evers-Everette, daughter of Medgar and Myrlie Evers and the executive [...]

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