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The autobiography of Medgar Evers a hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches

One of America's leading black intellectuals teams up with Myrlie Evers-Williams to bring us the first-ever definitive look at the life, work, and tragic death of civil rights hero Medgar Evers.

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  • "Presents the life of the assassinated NAACP leader as revealed through his correspondence, notes, and transcribed speeches, describing his strong commitment to the cause of civil rights despite threats to his personal safety."
  • "One of America's leading black intellectuals teams up with Myrlie Evers-Williams to bring us the first-ever definitive look at the life, work, and tragic death of civil rights hero Medgar Evers."@en
  • "The American civil rights movement of the 1950s, and 1960s was spurred by innumerable heros who earned small triumphs in the face of epic intolerance and terror. [This book] reveals what it mean to fight the most intractably racist bureaucracy of the Tim Crow era. [In the book, the editor] ha[s] created a vibrant portrait of an activist at work. The result is both a tribute to a civil rights hero and a living testament to the power of grassroots political action to change our lives for the better.-Dust jacket."@en
  • "The American civil rights movement of the 1950s, and 1960s was spurred by innumerable heros who earned small triumphs in the face of epic intolerance and terror. [This book] reveals what it mean to fight the most intractably racist bureaucracy of the Tim Crow era. [In the book, the editor] ha[s] created a vibrant portrait of an activist at work. The result is both a tribute to a civil rights hero and a living testament to the power of grassroots political action to change our lives for the better.-Dust jacket."
  • "The American civil rights movement of the 1950s, and 1960s was spurred by innumerable heros who earned small triumphs in the face of epic intolerance and terror. [This book] reveals what it mean to fight the most intractably racist bureaucracy of the Tim Crow era. [In the book, the editor] ha[s] created a vibrant portrait of an activist at work. The result is both a tribute to a civil rights hero and a living testament to the power of grassroots political action to change our lives for the better--Dust jacket."@en

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  • "Biography"
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  • "The autobiography of Medgar Evers"
  • "The autobiography of Medgar Evers a hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches"@en
  • "The autobiography of Medgar Evers a hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches"
  • "The Autobiography of Medgar Evers a Hero's Life and Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters, and Speeches"@en
  • "The autobiography of Medgar Evers : a hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches"@en
  • "The autobiography of Medgar Evers : a hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches"