Medgar Evers

Standard Name: Evers, Medgar

Connections

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Publishing Eudora Welty
EW 's story Where Is the Voice Coming From?, which first appeared on this day in The New Yorker, was written in response to the shooting of the civil rights leader Medgar Evers

Timeline

12 June 1963
Medgar Evers , field secretary of the Mississippi NAACP , was assassinated, shot down from behind
Brown, Carolyn J. “Sister Act: Margaret Walker and Eudora Welty”. Study the South.
in his own driveway in Jackson, Mississippi.