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Evers, 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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