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Widow of Slain Civil Rights Leader Delivers Inaugural Invocationi
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January 22, 2013 12:05 AM
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.


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