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Overby Center to Reflect on Medgar Evers' Career

Lectures: Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, joins two other prominent Mississippians to discuss his life and career.

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Fifty years after his dramatic career was cut short by an assassin's bullet, Medgar Evers' widow, Myrlie Evers-Williams -- who devoted her life to his cause -- will highlight a discussion of his impact as an NAACP leader in Mississippi during the civil rights movement. She will be joined by Leslie McLemore, who went on to become a civic leader in Jackson after serving as a young foot soldier in the NAACP at the time of Evers' death in 1963, and Clarion-Ledger reporter Jerry Mitchell, who worked with Mrs. Evers-Williams to reopen the murder case and eventually convict Byron De La Beckwith 30 years after the assassination. 

A wine and cheese reception will follow in the Overby first floor lobby.

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