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Medgar Evers

Activist, Victim (2-Jul-1925 — 12-Jun-1963)


Myrlie Evers-Williams; Manning Marable. The Autobiography of Medgar Evers: A Hero's Life and Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters, and Speeches. Basic Books. 2005.

Reed Massengill. Portrait of a Racist: The Man Who Killed Medgar Evers. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press. 1994. 403pp.

Adam Nossiter. Of Long Memory: Mississippi and the Murder of Medgar Evers. Boston, MA: Addison-Wesley Longman. 1994. 303pp.

Maryanne Vollers. Ghosts of Mississippi: The Murder of Medgar Evers, the Trials of Byron de la Beckwith and the Haunting of the New South. Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company. 1995. 411pp.

Michael Vinson Williams. Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr. University of Arkansas Press. 2011. 453pp.


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