(James) Charles, 1922–2020, U.S. civil rights leader.
his brother, Med·gar (Wiley) [med-ger], /ˈmɛd gər/, 1925–63, U.S. civil rights leader.
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How to use Evers in a sentence
Now, its 2022 election campaigns seem destined once again to shape both state and national politics, with the high-profile Johnson and the low-profile Evers among the most targeted incumbents in the country.Wisconsin: The incubator for America’s tribal politics | Dan Balz | October 8, 2021 | Washington Post
In May, Evers called a special session focused on expanding Medicaid under the ACA.Wisconsin: The incubator for America’s tribal politics | Dan Balz | October 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Later that night, she learned that Evers had been fatally shot in the driveway of his home in suburban Jackson by a Klansman.Two sisters recall civil rights activism, and ponder preparing the next generation | Courtland Milloy | September 21, 2021 | Washington Post
Most recently, Evers declared a third state of emergency related to Covid-19 and extended his mask mandate.How pandemic fatigue and polarization led to Wisconsin’s massive Covid-19 outbreak | German Lopez | October 23, 2020 | Vox
In general, Evers has tried to push for the policies that experts have called for in the face of Covid-19 — social distancing, masking, and so on — and Republican lawmakers have resisted.How pandemic fatigue and polarization led to Wisconsin’s massive Covid-19 outbreak | German Lopez | October 23, 2020 | Vox
Dr. Shabazz joined the faculty of Medgar Evers College (MEC) as a professor.How Betty Shabazz Persevered After Her Husband, Malcolm X, Was Killed | Ilyasah Shabazz | February 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Evers also founded Institute, an agency that represents photographers and artists.‘The Queen of Versailles’: Lauren Greenfield’s New Documentary | Lorenza Muñoz | May 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She and Evers have lived in their remodeled Venice house a few blocks from the beach since 1997.‘The Queen of Versailles’: Lauren Greenfield’s New Documentary | Lorenza Muñoz | May 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Taylor: What I really, really loved about the Medgar Evers storyline and backdrop was that he was in their neighborhood.The Help: An Oral History with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Co. | Marlow Stern | January 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lt. Ray Evers has a harsh retort for Franklin and his reform-minded law-enforcement ilk.
In other words I meant to squeeze into "the imminent deadly breach" beside Bob Evers, not necessarily in front of him.No Hero | E.W. Hornung
It appeared that they had both been about the same age as Bob Evers, and I pointed this out to my companion.No Hero | E.W. Hornung
The hit scored Evers and Schulte and dissolved the game right there.Pitching in a Pinch | Christy Mathewson
I lost Evers, because I was afraid to put the ball over the plate for him, and he walked.Pitching in a Pinch | Christy Mathewson
That I 'm not to follow up Miss Evers—is that what you mean?Confidence | Henry James