Unsung Civil Rights Hero: Myrlie Evers Williams


Myrlie Evers-Williams attends the 15th Annual Glamour 'Women of the Year' Awards. Evan Agostini/Getty Images hide caption

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During the Civil Rights Movement, Myrlie Evers Williams struggled, lost, and triumphed. Her husband, Medgar Evers, was shot dead by a white supremacist sniper in 1963.

Farai Chideya talks with Evers Williams about the role she and her husband played in the Civil Rights Movement.

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