The NAACP elected Myrlie Evers-Williams
- NAACP Chairwoman Myrlie Evers-Williams will not seek re-election. // Jet;03/02/98, Vol. 93 Issue 14, p36
Reports on the announcement that Myrlie Evers-Williams will not seek re-election as chairwoman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Her plans to establish a nonprofit institute in the memory of her late husband, Medgar Evers; Notable achievements as chairwoman.
- A martyr's wife steps forward. Fairley, Juliette // Black Enterprise;May95, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p20
Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of black civil rights activist Medgar Evers, as chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Lending of credibility to the organization; Opposition to budget cuts on social programs.
- She has a dream. Manegold, Catherine S. // Harper's Bazaar;Jul95, Issue 3404, p58
Profiles Myrlie Evers-Williams, chairwoman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Condition of the organizations before Williams' election; Issues challenging the Black community; Personal challenges which surrounded her family; Plans for the NAACP.
- Myrlie Evers-Williams. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Siems, Shelby // Christian Science Monitor;5/16/95, Vol. 87 Issue 119, p2
Announces the swearing in of Myrlie Evers-Williams as the executive director of the NAACP. Hopes of the members; Reasons for the removal of Benjamin Chavis from the post.
- Our newest civil rights leader: A woman. // Glamour;May95, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p105
Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams as leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Reaction by NAACP women members to Evers-Williams' election; Optimism for Evers-Williams' efforts to address issues concerning African-American women.
- Evers-Williams is sworn in as NAACP chairperson in D.C. // Jet;5/29/95, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p4
Reports on the induction of Myrlie Evers-Williams as chairperson of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Distinction as the third woman in history to serve as chairperson of the civil rights organization; Contribution pledge by NAACP supporters to wipe out a...
- Nation's prominent citizens to swear in Mrs. Myrlie Evers-Williams in D.C. Connors, Cathy // New York Amsterdam News;5/6/95, Vol. 86 Issue 18, p3
Reports that civic, cultural and political leaders have organized an inaugural program for Myrlie Evers-Williams, elected to chair the board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Programs and activities; Members of the organization committee.
- Can Myrlie Evers-Williams save the NAACP? Haywood, Richette L.; Watkins Jr., Frederick L. // Ebony;Oct1995, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p38
Focuses on Myrlie Evers-Williams, chairman of the board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Reputation; Career history; Family background; Concerns about the NAACP's financial troubles.
- Only For You, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Only For You. Bennefield, Robin M. // New Crisis (15591603);Jul98, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p73
Provides information on the leadership of Myrlie Evers-Williams in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Debt of the association; Comments from Evers-Williams.