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Evers-Williams, Myrlie

Overview
Works: 59 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 4,146 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Pictorial works  Sources  Personal narratives  Autobiographies  Television news programs  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Speaker
Classifications: E444.J17, 305.567092
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 )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,508 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 )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers tells the story of their life together in Mississippi and of his tragic assassination
Beyond hate( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the experiences of world figures, gang leaders, and young people trying to cope with violence in their lives, Beyond hate chronicles the impact of hate on its victims, and probes its many dimensions. Moyers listens to those gripped by hatred and those victimized by it. He also focuses on individuals and groups who are working to move beyond hatred to achieve tolerance and acceptance
Freedom's song : 100 years of African-American struggle and triumph( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 118 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
Myrlie Evers-Williams : 2013 inaugural invocation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myrlie Evers-Williams speaks at the 2013 inauguration of President Barack Obama
Who was Medgar Evers?( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of hatred( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 95 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 33 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 26 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
The civil rights movement : a photographic history, 1954-68 by Steven Kasher( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a far-ranging selection of striking images and a lively, cogent text, Steven Kasher captures the danger, drama, and bravery of the civil rights movement. After an introduction explaining the vital importance of photography to the movement, the book proceeds from the Montgomery bus boycott through the student, local, and national movements; the big marches in Washington and Selma; Freedom Summer; Malcolm X and Black Power; and the death of Martin Luther King. Each
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
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
Papers by Josiah G Chatham( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photocopies made in 1971 from originals in the Archives of the Natchez-Jackson Diocese. Roman Catholic clergyman, of Mississippi. Correspondence (120 items) chiefly concerning race relations in Mississippi during the 1960's; addresses and sermons (1938-67); periodical articles, including a series on selected monasteries and sanctuaries in France; notes, some in Latin; book reviews and parish announcements occasioned by the assassination of Medgar Evers; and travelogs and newspaper clippings. Correspondents include Henry A. Cabirac, Hodding Carter, Bp. Edward A. Fitzgerald, Bp. Richard O. Gerow, Abp. Philip A. Hannan, William A. Percy, Robert E. Rambusch, John P. Sisson, and Bernard Wiesman. Unpublished register in the library
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
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
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
Civil rights chronicle : the African-American struggle for freedom by Clayborne Carson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

After three centuries of oppression, black Americans had reached their limit. Tired of inferior schools, "Jim Crow" laws, and the threat of being lynched for trying to vote, African-Americans risked their lives for justice - most notably in the 1950s and '60s. Attorney Thurgood Marshall took school boards to the U.S. Supreme Court, which in 1954 rules against segregated schooling. Rosa Parks refused to yield her bus seat to a white man, triggering the Montgomery bus boycott. Thousands of activists, led by Martin Luther King Jr., staged marches, sit-ins, and Freedom Rides until Congress passed the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act in the mid-1960s. The book recounts the story of the Civil Rights Movement, from slavery up to the present day. Hundreds of captivating photographs accompany detailed captions, authoritative essays, and a 1,200-item timeline. Experience all the drama of this epic tale in Civil Rights Chronicle: The African-American Struggle for Freedom
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
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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The autobiography of Medgar Evers : a hero's life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches
Alternative Names
Evers, Medgar Mrs

Evers, Mrs. Medgar

Evers, Myrlie B.

Myrlie Evers-Williams Amerikaans journaliste

Myrlie Evers-Williams Civil rights activist

Williams, Myrlie Evers-.

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For us, the livingIncidents in the life of a slave girl : written by herselfThe civil rights movement : a photographic history, 1954-68Betty Shabazz : a remarkable story of survival and faith before and after Malcolm XCivil rights chronicle : the African-American struggle for freedomGhosts of Mississippi