Medgar Evers was the first NAACP field secretary in Mississippi. The civil rights leader was killed in 1963.
December 26, 2013 Turn Me Loose captures the life and death of civil rights leader Medgar Evers through poetry. The collection of poems is told in the imagined voices of the people in Evers' life, including his killer. Author Frank X Walker shares how he tried to connect readers to one of America's most volatile times.
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