Medgar Evers Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Medgar Evers

This Biography is about one of the best Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Medgar Evers
Real Name Medgar Evers
Profession Civil Rights Activists
Nationality American
Personal Life of Medgar Evers
Born on 02 July 1925
Birthday 2nd July
Died At Age 37
Sun Sign Cancer
Born in Decatur, Mississippi U.S.
Died on 12 June 1963
Place of death Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Grouping of People African American Men
Cause of Death Assassination
City Mississippi
Family Background of Medgar Evers
Father James Evers
Mother Jesse Evers
Siblings Charlie Evers
Spouse/Partner Myrlie Evers-Williams (m. 1951-1963)
Children James Van Evers, Reena Denise Evers, Darrell Kenyatta Evers
Education Alcorn State University
Personal Fact of Medgar Evers

Medgar Evers was an African-American civil rights activist from Mississippi, who worked tirelessly against racism throughout his life. He spent his childhood and most of his later life in Mississippi, a state where racism was rampant. He had to go to a far-off school that specifically admitted African-Americans and was subjected to racial taunts by the other white children. Even after serving in the army during World War II, Evers did not get the fair treatment he longed for.

His leadership qualities came to the fore in college, where he was junior class president. Having already experienced first-hand the brutal repercussions faced by African-Americans in Mississippi, like lynching, Evers grabbed the chance to fight against it by joining the Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL). He became actively involved with organizing protests and demonstrations against racism.

He was denied admission by the University of Mississippi on racial grounds became the subject of a well-publicized campaign to end segregation at the University. Because of his relentless crusade against racism, he made many enemies with the violent and powerful white-supremacists. Just as his endeavours were appearing to bear fruits with President Kennedy’s landmark civil rights address, his life was tragically cut short. Till today, Evers is cherished as one of the foremost champions of the Civil War Movement.

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