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 (ĕv′ərz), Medgar Wiley 1925-1963.
American civil rights worker in Mississippi who was killed by a sniper soon after the broadcast of a pro-civil rights speech by President John F. Kennedy. His work was continued by his brother Charles (born 1922).


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(James) Charles, born 1922, and his brother Med•gar (Wiley) (ˈmɛd gər) 1925–63, U.S. civil-rights leaders.
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Noun1.Evers - United States civil rights worker in Mississippi; was killed by a sniper (1925-1963)
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