Medgar Evers | Wall Art

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Medgar Evers was a WWII veteran that became a civil rights activist in Mississippi.  He was the first state field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi and organized voter-registration efforts and economic boycotts.  Evers was assassinated in 1963, and after years of on-again, off-again legal proceedings, his killer was sent to prison in 1994. In 2017, President Barack Obama designated Evers' home a national historic landmark.