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    Myrlie Evers Meets with President Obama

    June 12, 1963, Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers was assassinated for his efforts to overturn segregation in Mississippi. Fifty years later, President Obama met with Evers widow, Myrlie Evers, and the Evers children and grandchildren in the Oval Office before the official ceremony commemorating his death. Valer…