Definition of Evers, Medgar in English:

Evers, Medgar

Syllabification: Ev·ers, Medgar
Pronunciation: /ˈevərz
 
/
( 1925–63), US civil rights leader; full name Medgar Wiley Evers. He was Mississippi field secretary of the NAACP from 1954; his assassination was a factor in President Kennedy’s call for new, comprehensive civil rights legislation.

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