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March 17, 1933

(RNS1-jan14) Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers and the chairman emeritus of the NAACP, has been chosen to give the invocation at President Obama’s second inauguration. For use with RNS-EVERS-QANDA, transmitted on January 14, 2013, RNS photo courtesy J. Van Evers.

“Jim Crow is alive and it’s dressed in a Brooks Brothers suit, my friend, instead of a white robe.” Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams American civil rights activist was born.

Myrlie Louise Evers–Williams is an American civil rights activist of the Civil Rights Movement and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the murder of her civil rights activist husband Medgar Evers in 1963.

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