Charles Evers

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United States, Activist
September 11, 1922July, 22, 2020.

James Charles Evers was an American civil rights activist and former politician. A Republican, Evers was known for his role in the civil rights movement along with his younger brother Medgar Evers. He was made the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) State Voter Registration Chairman in 1954. After his brother's assassination in 1963, Evers took over his position as field director of the NAACP in Mississippi. As field director, Evers organized and led many demonstrations for the rights of African Americans.

Also known as Politician

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