Evers Medgar Wiley

Ev·ers

 (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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