African-American civil rights activist
Medgar Evers Rank
Medgar Evers Rank
About Medgar Evers
Medgar Evers (Medgar Wiley Evers) was an African-American civil rights activist from Mississippi. He was assassinated by Byron De La Beckwith in 1963.
He became active in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960's.
His murder inspired many civil rights protests and numerous works of art, music, and film. Nina Simone wrote a song about him, "Mississippi Goddam".
Famous quotes by Medgar Evers
If we don't like what the Republicans do, we need to get in there and change it.Medgar Evers
Our only hope is to control the vote.Medgar Evers
Medgar Evers' Popularity
Medgar Evers was a famous African-American civil rights activist, who was born on July 2, 1925. As a person born on this date, Medgar Evers is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (July 2) and the 12th most popular for the year (1925).
People born on July 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Medgar Evers is the 197th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Medgar Evers' birthday, Medgar Evers is the 3rd most famous African-American.
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