01:07 — Myrlie Evers-Williams, a civil rights activist and the widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, is a Monumental American deserving of more recogniti (more…)
Oprah Winfrey hosts a gala of events honoring some of the legendary men and extraordinary women of the civil rights movement, the arts and entertainme (more…)
01:50 — In 1954, Medgar Evers became the first state field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi. As a civil rights leader, he fought to end the racial injust (more…)
Evers-Williams discusses the modern civil rights movement.