Medgar Evers was killed in the driveway of his home by a Ku Klux Klan member who lived free for a time after the senseless murder.
The new legislation will allow civil rights cold cases that happened prior to 1970 to be reopened.
Over the weekend, presidential hopeful and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump garnered an endorsement from another unlikely source -- the brother of murdered civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
Charles Evers believes that a man who was reluctant to denounce the KKK is best for the state of Mississippi and the country at large.
Slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers was the first Mississippi Field Secretary of the NAACP. After running sit-ins and boycotts in Mississippi, the Evers’ home…
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 […]