Evers-Williams, Myrlie


"Myrlie Louise Beasley African American activist and the wife of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, whose racially motivated murder in 1963 made him a national icon. In 1995–98 Evers-Williams was the first woman to head the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)."--"Evers-Williams, Myrlie." Encyclopaedia Britannica. 2008. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. 25 Apr. 2008 .

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Evers, Myrlie B.

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