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    Medgar Wiley Evers was born July 2nd, 1925 and was an African-American civil rights activist from Mississippi working to end segregation at the University of Mississippi. Evers was in the military and went overseas during World War II. After completing his secondary education, he became active in the civil rights movement, becoming a field secretary for the NAACP. Evers was assassinated by Byron De La Beckwith, a member of the White Citizens' Council. As a veteran, Evers was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery. His murder and the resulting trials inspired civil rights protests, as well as numerous works of art, music, and film. The song I chose to represent Medgar Evers is by Michael Jackson named, All I Want to Say is That They Don’t Really Care About Us. I chose this song because it describes the lives of many African-Americans during that time period. In the song, there are five lines that truly spoke to me about Medgar Evers because these five lines told some of his story as a Civil Rights Activist. The first line I chose was, “bang bang, shot dead, everybody’s gone mad.” I chose this line because during segregation, Caucasians everywhere shot, hung, and killed African-Americans if they were to even look at them wrong. This was something Evers…

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    Medgar Evers Thesis

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    Introduction/Thesis: Medgar Evers born on July 2, 1925 in Decatur Mississippi was a multifaceted civil rights activist. He advocated for organized boycotts of discriminatory white business, fought for equal, no longer separate, education for black and white children. Broke barriers in his time with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He also fought for legal justice for African Americans during that time. Evers is one of the most prominent figures in the pre…

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    of their skin colour and heritage. Many people and activists, including Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and Medgar Evers were confronted with hate because they were coloured people living in a racially segregated community. Though white people and a few black people discouraged Medgar Evers and did not believe in him, he still wanted to make a possible change in the world which would create a difference for coloured people so they would be…

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    activists made lots of advancements to achieve a humanity among society. Many people during the early 1960s were upset over the civil rights activists and their achievements. Tensions were raised as the community fought over rights (Medgar Evers). One of the most prominent civil rights activists was Medgar Evers, now a widely known revolutionary for his acts against the hate…

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    Medgar Evers organized voter-registration efforts, demonstrations, and economic boycotts.He did these boycotts because of the companies that practiced discrimination. He also worked to investigate crimes that were directed against blacks.Evers applied to the University of Mississippi Law School in February 1954. After being rejected, he volunteered to help NAACP(National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) try to entrap the university with a lawsuit. Medgar Evers gathered new…

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    Mississippi is often seen as the underdog of all states because most times it is at the bottom of categories such as ones socio-economic status, education, race relations and annual pay. However Mississippi has a lot to offer as one study its writers, political, activities, and its contribution to world events. In this paper I will discuss these three topics in more detail. There are people in Mississippi who has spent a considerable amount of time and effort to improve conditions in…

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    wanting to know more in this field and I have given it all my time and consideration. I believe the skills I have acquired throughout my journey from observing, and my studies, it will make a great PA. During my experiences interacting with patients and healthcare professionals I have only been fascinated and eager to practice in near future. I have grasped enormous knowledge during the course of my observing that will benefit me as a future PA. Having my primary degree in Clinical…

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    I am doing Medgar Evers for my black history month report. I think he is an interesting civil rights activist. He also had a fascinating life. I thought it was worthy to write a paper about Medgar Evers because I did not know anything about him at the start of this project. He was worth my time because I learned a lot. Medgar Evers was born on July 2, 1925 in Decatur, Mississippi. His full name is Medgar Wiley Evers. He went to the U.S Army in 1943. He fought in World War 2. He received an…

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    The Tragic Killing of Medgar Evers According to Google, racism is the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races. Racism in the South however was worse then the definition explains. Medgar Evers is a man who has experienced racism since birth. As Medgar Evers grew up, his strong hatred for discrimination led him to stride for what he believed in. He…

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    Weil, Ann. Medgar Evers. Capstone, 2013. American Biographies. EBSCOhost, proxygsu-satl.galileo.usg.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=625458&site=eds-live&scope=site. Weil, Ann is the author who wrote this source. This source is about who Medgar Evers is and how he fought for freedom. Evers, a black american, fought to the idea of “racial justice”. Medgar evers assassination made him one of the first martyers of the civil rights movement. This also…

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