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The Autobiography of Medgar Evers

The Autobiography of Medgar Evers

The Autobiography of Medgar Evers

Hyattsville, MD
Saturday, June 12, 2010

Medgar Evers did not leave an autobiography when he was assassinated in 1963. Using his speeches, his monthly reports to the NAACP, and his personal notes and letters, his widow – Myrlie Evers-Williams – and scholar Manning Marable created a narrative of the civil rights leader’s life.

Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 at 7:45pm (ET)

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