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Evers-Williams delivering remarks during the christening ceremony for US Navy ship Medgar Evers
Myrlie Louise Beasley
March 17, 1933
|Education||Alcorn A&M College
|Spouse(s)||Medgar Evers 1951–1963 (his death)
Walter Williams 1975–1995 (his death)
Myrlie Evers-Williams (born March 17, 1933) is an African-American civil rights activist and journalist. She worked for over three decades to seek justice for the 1963 murder of her husband, Medgar Evers, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. She was also chairwoman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
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