The Sixties: Securing the Right to be Heard
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American History → Civil Rights → Resistance
Medgar Evers successfully challenges the segregationist dominance of Mississippi television and is the first African-American to appear on an NBC affiliate in Jackson, Mississippi. Opponents to Civil Rights were outraged and Evers became a marked man for this.
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