- State: MS
- NPCA Region: Southeast
- Est. Date: 2019
Medgar and Myrlie Evers were powerful voices for the civil rights movement. It was their unwavering determination that encouraged the fight for equality across the country. A veteran of United States armed forces, Medgar Evers joined the fight for equality upon returning to civilian life and served as the first NAACP field secretary for Mississippi. He was killed by an assassin in 1963 at age 37; the national monument will continue to preserve the legacy of the Evers family.
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