Medgar Evers

My person was on Medgar Evers and he was born July 2, 1925 in Decatur MS. he was known for the army. He fought in both France and Germany. He graduated from college in 1952.He  went to alcorn college.He became first field secretary for the NAACP in Mississippi.He was one of Mississippi most prominent civil rights activists.He helped to organize the RCNL's boycott of service stations that denied blacks use of their restrooms.He died June 12 1963 Decatur MS. He was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetary.

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