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      The Murder of Medgar Evers (Lecture) in New City

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      August 12, 2020

      Wednesday   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

      220 N. Main Street
      New City, New York 10956

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      The Murder of Medgar Evers (Lecture)

      Medgar Evers, a brave Civil Rights leader, was assassinated in the driveway of his home, murdered by a Klan leader bent on blood. What offense had Evers committed? He was trying to register African Americans to vote in Mississippi in 1963. 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. This 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 too late to do the right thing.

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      Categories: Education | Politics & Activism

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