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Poetry Uncovers Legacy Of Medgar Evers 50 Years Later

A new book attempts to bring to life the moments and events leading up to civil rights leader Medgar Evers’ assassination. Evers was the first NAACP field secretary in Mississippi. In that role he organized boycotts, investigated and brought attention to the murder of Emmett Till, and helped James Meredith integrate the The University of Mississippi.


We Always Hear About the Brothers but How About…


  • Ella Jo Baker
  • Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Septima Poinsette Clarke
  • Kathleen Cleaver
  • Myrlie Evers-Williams
  • Fannie Lou Hamer
  • Francis Watkins Harper
  • Charlayne Hunter-Gault
  • Dorothy Irene Height
  • Barbara Jordan
  • Coretta Scott King
  • Rosa Parks
  • Constance Baker Motley
  • Sonia Sanchez
  • Mary Church Terrell
  • Betty Shabazz
  • Harriett Tubman
  • C. Delores Tucker
  • Ida B. Wells

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