Just Engaged: Joy and Caique
Photo Credit: Chris Charles/Creative Silence
This is probably the most beautiful expression of love that I have seen in a really long time.
On this date, June 12, in 1963, African American civil rights leader Medgar Evers is shot to death by white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith in the driveway outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi.
During World War II, Evers volunteered for the U.S. Army and participated in the Normandy invasion. In 1952, he joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). As a field worker for the NAACP, Evers traveled through his home state encouraging poor African Americans to register to vote and recruiting them into the civil rights movement. He was instrumental in getting witnesses and evidence for the Emmitt Till murder case, which brought national attention to the plight of African Americans in the South. [Continue reading.]
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