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Evers-Williams, Myrlie

Overview
Works: 48 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 4,731 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives  Sources  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Photographs 
Classifications: E444, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Myrlie Evers-Williams
The autobiography of Medgar Evers : a hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches by Medgar Wiley Evers ( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The American civil rights movement of the 1950s, and 1960s was spurred by innumerable heros who earned small triumphs in the face of epic intolerance and terror. [This book] reveals what it mean to fight the most intractably racist bureaucracy of the Tim Crow era. [In the book, the editor] ha[s] created a vibrant portrait of an activist at work. The result is both a tribute to a civil rights hero and a living testament to the power of grassroots political action to change our lives for the better--Dust jacket
For us, the living by Myrlie Evers-Williams ( Book )
9 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The courage, lifelong struggle for equal rights, and painful downfall of Medgar Evers are recounted
Beyond hate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the experiences of world figures (Nadine Gordimer, Vaclav Havel, Elie Wiesel, etc.), gang leaders and young people trying to cope with violence in their lives, this program chronicles the impact of hate on its victims and probes its many dimensions. With Bill Moyers
Freedom's song 100 years of African-American struggle and triumph ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten episodes, one for each decade of the 20th century, highlight stories in African American history from the 20th century that were either omitted from or marginally discussed in history textbooks to date. A mini biography, Someone you should know, follows each decade's story to highlight the life of a significant historical figure of the decade. Segments are accompanied by individual lessons plans. This documentary/lesson plans curriculum was created for educational use by the Curriculum Design Team in the College of Education at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs headed by Dr. La Vonne I. Neal in collaboration with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History and Farmers Insurance Group. Using standards of the National Council for Social Studies and the culturally responsive teaching framework of Dr. Geneva Gay, each lesson combines historical scholarship with effective teaching methods
The heart of hatred ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features conversations with a variety of people who have explored the heart of hatred, including a Los Angeles gang member, a white supremacist leader, a former Israeli soldier, Bensonhurst, N.J. high school students, and Myrlie Evers, widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers
Southern justice the murder of Medgar Evers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The assassination of Medgar Evers is placed within the context of race relations in Mississippi at mid-century by means of archival photography, interviews with Myrlie Evers and convicted murderer Byron de la Beckwith, and reenactments of murder trial scenes
Incidents in the life of a slave girl : written by herself by Harriet A Jacobs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the slave narrative of Harriet A. Jacobs, published in 1861 under the pseudonym Linda Brent, in which she describes the trials of her life as a Southern slave, and discusses her determination to win freedom for herself and her children
Beyond hate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features conversations with a Los Angeles gang member using hate as a survival weapon, White Supremacist leader Tom Metzger, a former Israeli soldier, Bensonhurst, New York high school students, Myrlie Evers, and a man who physically abused his wife
A hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters and speeches by Medgar Wiley Evers ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'The Autobiography of Medgar Evers' tells the story of one of the greatest leaders of the Civil Rights movement, bringing his achievement to life for a new generation. The legal battles surrounding his death have too often overshadowed the example and inspiration of his life. Originally published: 2005
Betty Shabazz : a remarkable story of survival and faith before and after Malcolm X by Russell John Rickford ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles Betty Shabazz's life before, during, and after her marriage to Malcolm X, exploring her efforts to move beyond the often extraordinary personal tragedy touching her and her family
The autobiography of Medgar Evers a hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches by Medgar Wiley Evers ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The American civil rights movement of the 1950s, and 1960s was spurred by innumerable heros who earned small triumphs in the face of epic intolerance and terror. [This book] reveals what it mean to fight the most intractably racist bureaucracy of the Him Crow era. [In the book, the editor] ha[s] created a vibrant portrait of an activist at work. The result is both a tribute to a civil rights hero and a living testament to the power of grassroots political action to change our lives for the better. -Dust jacket
Julian Bond papers by Julian Bond ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Also Vance Hartke, Chester Hartman, Maynard Jackson, Jacob K. Javits, Vernon Jordan (with photograph), John Kerry, John Lewis, Walter F. Mondale, Elijah Muhammad, Huey Newton, Adam Clayton Powell, Abe Ribicoff, Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Russell, Paul Sarbanes, William B. Saxbe, Richard S. Schweiker, Paul L. Seitz, Louis Stokes, Percy Sutton, Strom Thurmond, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Joseph D. Tydings, Morris K. Udall, George C. Wallace, Roy Wilkins, and Oprah Winfrey
For us, the living the story of Medgar Evers ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Presents the life of Medgar Evers, an American civil rights activist who was murdered in 1963
For us, the living, by Myrlie Evers-Williams ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Civil rights in 1963 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Evocation of the civil rights movement in the United States in 1963. A panel of people who were there--former Kennedy administration members, journalists, civil rights activists--discuss the events that forced them and forced leaders to focus on the civil rights movement. They talked about continued discrimination, and how the efforts of activists helped make the country aware of needed changes. At the Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Apr. 29, 1998
Primetime live ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"After 10 days of background research and 10 persistent days of reporting and physically retracing the steps of the murder in Jackson, Mississippi; ABC News PrimeTime Live producer Ti-Hua Chang found four witnesses who directly contradicted the major testimony of the alleged murderer after 27 years. ... The story of Medgar Evers['] murder in 1963 and the subsequent two deadlocked all-white juries in 1964 had been reopened by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger Newspaper in the fall of 1989"--1990 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. This program uses archival footage, photographs and interviews to look at the murder of black civil rights leader Medgar Evers and to hear the testimony of four witnesses who were never called to testify in the two trials of Evers' accused murderer, Byron de la Beckwith. Also discussed is the possible involvement of the State Sovereignty Commission in a cover-up of evidence in the murder. Includes footage of: race violence and protests in Jackson; excerpts of speeches of Evers, Gov. George Wallace and President Kennedy; footage of the murder scene; Beckwith's first two trials; and an excerpt of an interview with Beckwith after his arrest for carrying a bomb
Our world, speaking out in the summer of 1963 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Four major themes are racial turmoil at the University of Alabama and on the streets of Birmingham, white rock and roll's emphasis on the surfing subculture, Kennedy's European summit and Berlin speech, and the civil rights march on Washington ; with the voices of Bayard Rustin, Vivian Malone, Henry Graham, Medgar Evers, Dean Torrence, William Gutsch, Julian Hildebrandt, William Sloan Coffin, Martin Luther King, Peter Yarrow, Robert Kennedy, Ted Sorensen, Lesley Gore, Anne Cole, Ethel Merman, Robert Lochner, Joachim Prinz, George Wallace, Nicholas Katzenbach, Myrlie Evers, Ellie Greenwich, Dick Dale, John F. Kennedy, John Lewis, and Harry Belafonte
A new day begun Martin Luther King celebration ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Stepping on the toes of the status quo by Myrlie Evers-Williams ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Is there a place for civil disobedience within electoral politics? Mrs. Medgar Evers says there is and points to her campaign to represent the 24th Congressional District in Southern California as an example. Widow of a civil rights martyr, she sees an opportunity for non-violent protest in running for office
2009 Martin Luther King Celebration A new day begun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Evers, Medgar, Mrs.
Evers, Myrlie B.
Williams, Myrlie Evers-.
Languages
English (60)
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