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Myrlie Evers-Williams | Myrlie Evers- Williams | Myrlie Evers Williams
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[on her murdered husband] Medgar was a man who never wanted adoration, who never wanted to be in the limelight. He was a man who saw a job that needed to be done and he answered the call and the fight for freedom, dignity and justice not just for his people but for all people.
Chairperson of the NAACP from 1995 - 1998; she worked to restore the tarnished image of the organization. She also helped improve its financial status, raising enough money to eliminate its debt.