Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Louise Evers–Williams is an American civil rights activist and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the murder of her civil rights activist husband Medgar Evers in 1963. She was also chairwoman of the NAACP, and published several books on topics related to civil rights and her husband’s legacy. On January 21, 2013, she delivered the invocation at the second inauguration of Barack Obama. Wikipedia*

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Myrlie Evers-Williams has 29 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 Video Magazine. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 3,530 views per program. Most appearances with Julian Bond (5), Kweisi Mfume (5), Bill Clinton (3). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities, King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr..

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Chair, Board of Directors, NAACP c. May 17, 1995 - c. January 1, 1998 Videos: 24 Executive Director, NAACP c. July 6, 1995 - c. December 9, 1995 Videos: 5

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