Medgar Evers – Part 1

podcast December 31, 1969

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In today’s episode we are talking about Medgar Evers. Medgar Evers was a Civil Rights activist from Mississippi and highly involved in a lot of different aspects of the Civil Rights Movement. Although his life ended at 38 years old, he made a great impact on the history and trajectory of the United States. Join us as we examine:

  • His childhood and family life growing up in Mississippi 
  • Key moments that shaped his personality and sparked his desire to create change for African Americans in this country
  • An in depth look at racism and segregation in the South during the Jim Crow Era
  • Events that led to him becoming a part of the Civil Rights Movement

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