THIS DAY IN HISTORY June 12, 1963: Medgar Evers Murdered in Mississippi

#tdih 1963, WWII vet Medgar Evers was murdered by a white supremacist in Jackson, Mississippi. Evers had risked his life every day to promote voting rights, investigate murders of African Americans when the police refused to, organize NAACP Youth Council chapters, and more.
Learn more and find teaching resources on the link below.

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