Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of slain Civil Rights leader Medgar Evers, exclaims "Yeah Medgar" after Byron De La Beckwith was convicted of his murder in 1994. Evers was shot in the back in his driveway 50 years ago this week as he returned from watching President Kennedy's speech on CIvil Rights. He is a hero and a great Mississippian.
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