USA

Widow of Slain Civil Rights Leader Delivers Inaugural Invocationi
X
January 22, 2013
Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain African-American civil rights leader Medgar Evers, delivered the invocation at President Obama’s second Inauguration. Her spotlight at the historic event came as the nation honored the late Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, America's most famous and influential civil rights leader. VOA’s Chris Simkins reports on Evers-Williams' reflections during the presidential inauguration and how she continues her husband’s legacy of civil rights activism.

Widow of Slain Civil Rights Leader Delivers Inaugural Invocation

Published January 21, 2013

Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain African-American civil rights leader Medgar Evers, delivered the invocation at President Obama’s second Inauguration. Her spotlight at the historic event came as the nation honored the late Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, America's most famous and influential civil rights leader. VOA’s Chris Simkins reports on Evers-Williams' reflections during the presidential inauguration and how she continues her husband’s legacy of civil rights activism.


You May Like

Abuja Blast Impacts Lives, Livelihoods

Officials say they are looking at ways to help bombing victims and boosting security More

Cambodia Technology Adviser Criticizes Cybercrime Draft Law

Phu Leewood says current criminal code can be used to prosecute offenders and that there is no need for a separate law More

Photogallery A Year Later, Boston Remembers Deadly Marathon Bombings

City pauses to honor victims and salute emergency workers who came to their assistance in frantic moments after blasts More