People

Eash, Wallace and Laura

Wallace and Laura Eash came from a farm in Iowa and served for 10 years in Mississippi. Under the direction […]

Eastland, Senator James

Senator Eastland, born in Doddsville and known as “Slippery Jim,”served in the Senate in 1941 and from 1943 to 1972. […]

Eddington, Grady (also Edding, Grady)

Grady Eddington: Grady Eddington was the president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Alcorn […]

Emmerich, J. Oliver

J. OLIVER EMMERICH was born in New Orleans in 1896 and grew up in McComb, MS. He graduated from Mississippi […]

Evers, Charles

Charles Evers, the older brother of the civil rights martyr Medgar Evers, was elected Mayor of Fayette, Mississippi, in 1969 […]

Evers, Charles

Charles Evers (b. September 11, 1922) is the older brother of the civil rights martyr Medgar Evers, former Field Secretary […]

Evers, Medgar

Medgar Evers, along with his brother Charles, was born in Decatur, Mississippi. During World War II, both Medgar and Charles […]

Evers, Medgar

Medgar Evers (1925-1963): Born in Decatur, Mississippi, Evers enrolled at Alcorn College (now Alcorn State University) in 1948. He majored […]

Evers-Williams, Myrlie

On February 18, 1995, Mrs. Myrlie Evers-Williams was elected to the position of Chairman of the National Board of Directors […]