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Myrlie Evers

Myrlie Evers was born on March 17, 1933 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA as Myrlie Beasley. She is known for her work on American Playhouse (1981), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) and The Toughest Job: William Winter's Mississippi (2014). She was previously married to Walter Edward Williams and Medgar Evers. See full bio »

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American Playhouse Miscellaneous Crew
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 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi (consultant)
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series) (consultant - 1 episode)
- For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story (1983) ... (consultant)
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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. See more »


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. See more »

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