Death of a King: Medgar Evers Death of a King: Medgar Evers
ReadOasis Step 2 Every day Medgar Evers worked hard. He was doing his best to bring equal rights for African Americans. Evers lived in... Death of a King: Medgar Evers

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Every day Medgar Evers worked hard. He was doing his best to bring equal rights for African Americans. Evers lived in Mississippi in the 1960s. It was a place where African Americans did not have equality. They did not have the right to vote. Gasoline stations did not let blacks use their toilets. And the University of Mississippi did not accept black students.

On June 12, 1963, Evers came home from a hard day's work. It was just after midnight. He pulled his car into his dr...

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