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Born: July 2, 1925

Died: June 12, 1963 (aged 37)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Activist

Bio: Medgar Wiley Evers was an African American civil rights activist from Mississippi involved in efforts to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi. He became active in the civil rights movement after returning from overseas service in World War II and completing secondary education; he became a field secretary for the NAACP.

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