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Black History Month 2016, Medgar Evers

February 24, 2016

Watch the video on American civil rights activist, Medgar Evers, and answer the questions below. Evers was from Mississippi and worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi.


1. When and where was Medgar Evers murdered?

2. Who Murdered Medgar Evers and why did they do it?

3. What happened once he was taken to the hospital?