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Medgar Evers: Is It Ever Too Late To Do The Right Thing?

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Medgar Evers

Medgar Evers Is My Hero.

Medgar Evers, a brave Civil Rights leader,was assassinated in the driveway of his home, murdered by a Ku Klax Klan leader bent on blood.

What offense had Medgar Evers committed? He was trying to register African Americans to vote in Mississippi in 1963. Medgar Evers Grave

His murderer was quickly identified – but lived as a free man for thirty years until an unstoppable wife, a dogged newspaperman and a brilliant prosecutor managed to get the case reopened.  On the fortieth anniversary of the murder, I hosted the official National Day Of Remembrance, and had the chance to meet and befriend his widow, his family and many of his friends. I will bring their tremendously moving personal stories to life.

Myrlie Evers hugs Barry Bradford students.

Myrlie Evers hugs Barry Bradford students.

Our presentation is filled with inside information on the thrilling trial, amazing anecdotes and a heavy dose of drama.  History will come alive as you witness whether it is ever to late to do the right thing.

 

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Date:
March 30
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Venue

North Shore Senior Center
161 Northfield Road
Northfield, 60093
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Phone:
60093