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Charles Evers Rank
About Charles Evers
Charles Evers was a celebrated American businessman, civil rights activist, politician and a disc jockey – he worked with the civil rights group called the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1954. During his time with the group, he served as the State Voter Registration chairman, as well as, Mississippi’s field director. He has also worked with other famous civil right groups including the Regional Council of Negro Leadership.
In 1969, he became the first black-American mayor of Mississippi after the Reconstruction era. He contested in an election to become the governor of the state in 1971, but failed in his attempt. Despite his affiliation with the Republican Party for about three decades, he campaigned for candidates from different political backgrounds including Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
He was born to Jesse Wright Evers and James Evers. He and his little brother, Medgar Evers, were instrumental in lots of civil right campaigns. He married Manie Magee in 1951 and the couple were blessed with four children.
The NAACP named him the "Man of the Year" in 1969.
As a disc jockey, Evers worked with the WHOC radio network.
He wrote two memoirs and autobiography which were titled “Evers” and “Have No Fear”.
Charles Evers Rank
Famous quotes by Charles Evers
The main thing I believe in is freedom.Charles Evers
Charles Evers' Popularity
Charles Evers was a famous Civil rights activist Mayor of Fayette, Mississippi, who was born on September 11, 1922. As a person born on this date, Charles Evers is listed in our database as the 77th most popular celebrity for the day (September 11) and the 116th most popular for the year (1922).
People born on September 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Charles Evers is the 2751st most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Charles Evers' birthday, Charles Evers is the 15986th most famous American.
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