Medgar Evers - Quotes

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Freedom has never been free.

Freedom has never been free.

I love my children and I love my wife with all my heart. And I would die, die gladly, if that would make a better life for them. ---->>>

You can kill a man, but you can't kill an idea. ---->>>

It may sound funny, but I love the South. I don't choose to live anywhere else. There's land here, where a man can raise cattle, and I'm going to do it some day. ---->>>

The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi. ---->>>

The Negro has been here in America since 1619, a total of 344 years. He is not going anywhere else; this country is his home. He wants to do his part to help make his city, state, and nation a better place for everyone, regardless of color and race. ---->>>

Our only hope is to control the vote. ---->>>

If we don't like what the Republicans do, we need to get in there and change it. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 07-02, 1925
Birthplace: Decatur, Mississippi, U.S.
Die: 06-12, 1963
Occupation: Activist

Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an American civil rights activist from Mississippi who worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi and to enact social justice and voting rights. He was murdered by a white supremacist and Klansman. A World War II veteran and college graduate, he became active in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s (wikipedia)