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The Life & Legacy of Medgar Evers

The Life & Legacy of Medgar Evers
This Wednesday marks 50 years since civil rights activist Medgar Evers was gunned down in his own driveway in Jackson Mississippi. He was 37 years old (the same age I am now), yet he achieved so much in his short life on earth. Medgar was initially a WWII veteran (fighting on the battle of Normandy,... Read more »

44 Years After Martin Luther King Jr. has Been Gone........

April 4th is a day that always rings sad for me. Despite I was born eight years after his murder, the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. always hold heavy over me. He came to Chicago several times during his life, working for equality, marching for civil rights and he even lived over in... Read more »
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