BORN

July 2, 1925
Decatur, Mississippi

DIED

June 12, 1963

Medgar Wiley Evers

Civil Rights Activist, First State Field Secretary of the Mississippi NAACP

I love my children and I love my wife with all my heart. And I would die, die gladly, if that would make a better life for them.

—Medgar Wiley Evers

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