Civil rights activist to address mayor’s prayer luncheon

Civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams is the keynote speaker at Greenville Mayor John Cox’s prayer luncheon today. She is the widow of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, who was murdered in 1963 at the age of 37 by a member of the White Citizens Council, who was not convicted until 1994. Evers-Williams will speak on how racial issues of the past can change the future. The luncheon is being held at the Washington County Convention Center.

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