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  • Editor's notebook.
    Carter, John Mack // Good Housekeeping; May94, Vol. 218 Issue 5, p19 

    Relates author's relationship with Myrlie Evers, wife of the late civil-rights leader Medgar. Work as contributing editor; Participation in the Paris Peace Talk in 1972; Evers' efforts for the prosecution of her husband's killer.

  • Forging ahead.
    Carter, John Mack // New York Amsterdam News; 8/26/95, Vol. 86 Issue 34, p18 

    Presents a photograph of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chairman Myrlie Evers-Williams and Urban Market Development vice president for Schieffelin & Somerset Co. William J. Richardson.

  • NAACP chairwoman says organization will not surrender commitment to equity.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;  

    Presents information on the reassurance made by Myrlie Evers-Williams, chairwoman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in relation to the composition of the civil rights organization which address issues on equality in education. When the statements were...

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams Named Scholar-in-Residence at Alcorn State University.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // Women in Academia Report; 2/14/2012, p15 

    The article announces that Myrlie Evers-Williams was appointed scholar-in-residence at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

  • Former NAACP Chair Myrlie Evers-Williams says 'Watch Me Fly'.
    Moorer, Talise D. // New York Amsterdam News; 02/04/99, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p33 

    Recommends the book `Watch Me Fly,' by Myrlie Evers-Williams. Myrlie's attempt to share what she learned on the way to becoming the woman she was meant to be; Resilience of Myrlie; Melinda Blau as co-writer of the book.

  • NAACP Chairwoman Myrlie Evers-Williams will not seek re-election.
    Moorer, Talise D. // 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.

  • Taking the helm of the NAACP: The ever-ready Evers-Williams.
    Wakhisi, Tsi Tsi // Crisis (00111422); 1995, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p14 

    Profiles National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chairperson Myrlie Evers-Williams. Personal background; Achievements and accomplishments; Career history; Dedication to the NAACP.

  • The NAACP elected Myrlie Evers-Williams.
    MacLachlan, Suzanne L.; Coolidge, Shelley Donald // Christian Science Monitor; 2/21/95, Vol. 87 Issue 59, p2 

    Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams as chairperson of the NAACP on February 18, 1995. Background of Evers-Williams.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams.
    MacLachlan, Suzanne L.; Coolidge, Shelley Donald // U.S. News & World Report; 7/24/95, Vol. 119 Issue 4, p14 

    Focuses on Myrlie Evers-Williams, head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Financial problems within the civil rights organization; Challenges she faces.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams elected the new chair of national NAACP.
    MacLachlan, Suzanne L.; Coolidge, Shelley Donald // Jet; 3/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 17, p4 

    Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams as chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Aim of rescuing NAACP and restoring it to its former prominence in the national civil rights movement; Optimism regarding chairmanship; Other agenda for the...

  • 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.
    MacLachlan, Suzanne; Siems, Shelby // 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.
    MacLachlan, Suzanne; Siems, Shelby // 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...

  • Myrlie Evers on tap to deliver invocation at Obama inauguration.
    MacLachlan, Suzanne; Siems, Shelby // Jackson Advocate; 1/10/2013, Vol. 75 Issue 14, p1A 

    The article reports that the invitation of U.S. President Barack Obama to deliver an invocation during his public inauguration on January 21, 2013 has been accepted by Myrlie Evers of Alcorn State University.

  • Nation's prominent citizens to swear in Mrs. Myrlie Evers-Williams in D.C.
    Connors, Cathy // New York Amsterdam News;  

    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.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams delivers ASU's convoction address.
    Haywood, Richette L.; Watkins Jr., Frederick L. // Jackson Advocate; 9/29/2011, Vol. 73 Issue 50, p5A 

    The article reports that civil rights advocate Myrlie Evers-Williams delivered the convocation address for the 2011 Founder's Day Convocation of Alcorn State University (ACU) in Oakland Memorial Chapel in Mississippi on September 27, 2011.

  • Alcorn witnesses living history, converses with Myrlie Evers and Jerry Mitchell.
    Haywood, Richette L.; Watkins Jr., Frederick L. // Jackson Advocate; 12/6/2012, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p3A 

    The article reports that Myrlie Evers, civil rights advocate, and journalist Jerry Mitchell shared their story on winning the battle for social justice with Alcorn State University students, staff, and faculty on November 27, 2012.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams gives invocation at President Obama second inauguration.
    Haywood, Richette L.; Watkins Jr., Frederick L. // Jackson Advocate; 1/24/2013, Vol. 75 Issue 16, p7A 

    The article presents the invocation given by Myrie Evers-Williams at the second inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama on January 21, 2013.

  • PEOPLE.
    Haywood, Richette L.; Watkins Jr., Frederick L. // National Catholic Reporter; 1/18/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p4 

    The article offers news briefs related to Catholics in the U.S. as of January 2013 including the selection of Myrlie Evers-Williams for the delivery of invocation at the second inaugural of the U.S. President Barack Obama and demise of Archbishop Joseph-Aurèle Plourde and Bishop Moses B....

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams encourages UM graduates to 'soar and be free'.
    Smith, Edwin // Jackson Advocate; 5/16/2013, Vol. 75 Issue 32, p10A 

    The article reports that during the 160th Commencement of the University of Mississippi (UM), the graduating students were encouraged by author and civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams to become free and soar for the benefit of humankind.

  • Mississippi Launches State History and Civil Rights Museums.
    Smith, Edwin // Washington Informer; 10/31/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p13 

    The article reports on the launch of Mississippi's Museum of Mississippi History and the first Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, which ground breaking was attended by state Governor Phil Bryant and former National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chair Myrlie Evers.

  • 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.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams in race to lead NAACP board.
    Bennefield, Robin M. // New York Amsterdam News; 2/11/95, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p1 

    Reports on Myrlie Evers-Williams' declaration of her candidacy for a position in the board of directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Williams' background; Previous jobs; Past involvement with the NAACP; Political platform.

  • A future for the NAACP with Myrlie Evers-Williams.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // New York Amsterdam News; 2/11/95, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p12 

    Editorial. Endorses the candidacy of Myrlie Evers-Williams for the post of chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Williams' background; Criticisms of the call for the abolishment of the NAACP.

  • The NAACP survives with Myrlie Evers-Williams.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // New York Amsterdam News; 2/25/95, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p12 

    Editorial. Focuses on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People under the leadership of Myrlie Evers-Williams. Victory over William Gibson; Priority tasks of Evers.

  • NAACP donations up since Myrlie Evers-Williams has taken over as chairman of organization.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // Jet; 3/20/95, Vol. 87 Issue 19, p14 

    Reports an increase in donations to NAACP since assumption of office of chairman of the organization by Myrlie Evers-Williams. Names of contributors.

  • Capturing the spotlight.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // New York Amsterdam News; 02/22/97, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p36 

    Presents a caption story showing Myrlie Evers-Williams, board chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), reporting on the state of the nation's oldest civil rights organization. Where the report was given.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams to keynote annual Alcorn alumni conference.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // Jackson Advocate; 2/21/2013, Vol. 75 Issue 20, p12 

    The article discusses the annual Mid-Winter Conference of Alcorn State University National Alumni, featuring keynote speaker Myrlie Evers-Williams, held in Marriott Marquis Atlanta hotel in Atlanta, Georgia on February 21-24, 2013.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams: The hope for the NAACP.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // New York Amsterdam News; 2/18/95, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p12 

    Editorial. Comments on the possible appointment of Myrlie Evers-Williams as chair of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) board. Controversy over whether the NAACP should stay or not; Mismanagement of the organization's financial resources by NAACP President...

  • FULFILLING THE DREAM.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // Jet; 9/19/2011, Vol. 120 Issue 12/13, p42 

    A photograph is presented of Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, and Eric Peterson, vice president of diversity at automaker General Motors, at the Women Who Dare to Dream luncheon in Washington, D.C., which celebrated the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial's opening.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // U.S. News & World Report; 2/20/95, Vol. 118 Issue 7, p19 

    Focuses on Myrlie Evers-Williams, wife of NAACP organizer Medgar Evers, who was gunned down in 1963. How she will challenge the embattled William Gibson for contol of the NAACP; How the group is fraught with charges of lack of vision and financial mismanagement.

  • Rebuilding the NAACP.
    Thornton, Jeannye // U.S. News & World Report; 3/6/95, Vol. 118 Issue 9, p34 

    Focuses on Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of murdered civil rights worker Medgar Evers. How she, along with Francisco L. Borges, is vowing to put the foundering National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) back at the forefront of the civil rights movement; Challenges of...

  • NAACP moves on deficit.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 6/10/95, Vol. 86 Issue 23, p4 

    Reports on actions being undertaken by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to raise funds for the continuation of its program operation. Amount raised by NAACP chair Myrlie Evers-Williams; Establishment of a Voter Empowerment initiative; Streamlining of...

  • Evers-Williams vows to lead NAACP to vitality.
    Clark, Eric // Crisis (00111422); 1995, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p38 

    Reports on the speech delivered by Myrlie Evers-Williams, board chairwoman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) before the 86th NAACP convention. Reactions of NAACP members to the speech of Evers-Williams; Voting power as one of the most effective weapon...

  • Evers-Williams returns to UM Friday for 'Day of Dialogue'.
    Clark, Eric // Jackson Advocate; 3/1/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 20, p18A 

    The article reports that Myrlie Evers-Williams, wife of the late civil rights leader Medgar Evers, has returned to the University of Mississippi (UM) for the highlight of the Ole Miss Alumni Association's African American Alumni and family reunion on March 2-4, 2012.

  • Walter Williams, husband of new NAACP chair Myrlie Evers-Williams, dies of cancer.
    Clark, Eric // Jet; 3/13/95, Vol. 87 Issue 18, p53 

    Reports on the death of Walter Williams, husband of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chairman Myrlie Evers-Williams. Assassination of Evers-Williams' first husband in 1963; Williams' support for his wife during his lifetime.

  • Widow of Medgar Evers Christens New Navy Ship.
    Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal; 11/21/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 47, p12 

    The article reports that Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of civil rights leader Medgar Wiley Evers, has christened the U.S. Navy ship bearing the name of her late husband during the ceremonies at the General Dynamics Nassco shipyard in San Diego, California on November 2, 2011.

  • They also serve.
    Graves, Brad // New Yorker; 4/29/96, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p108 

    Focuses on Coretta Scott King and Myrlie Evers-Williams, wives of two great legends. William's position at the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People; Impact of Scott King's presence in politics.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams receives Freedom Forum Award.
    Graves, Brad // New York Amsterdam News;  

    Reports on the Freedom Forum's highest honor, the Free Spirit Award presented to Myrlie Evers-Williams, chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Information about Evers-Williams and her efforts to help the colored people.

  • NAACP strengthens Jewish ties.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;  

    Presents excerpts from the speech made by NAACP board chair Myrlie Evers-Williams at the World Jewish Congress on September 18, 1995, which highlighted her plans to achieve a working alliance between African-Americans and Jews.

  • Bond's Vision Includes a World of Americans.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New Crisis (15591603); Apr/May98, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p23 

    Discusses the visions for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a civil rights movement. Comments on the leadership of Myrlie Evers-Williams, former NAACP chairperson; Comments on Kweisi Mfume, NAACP president; Views on the membership of the association:...

  • Mississippi Gets Medgar Evers Papers.
    Joiner, Lottie L. // New Crisis (15591603); Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p11 

    Focuses on the decision of Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of murdered civil rights leader Medgar Evers, to donate the manuscripts of her husband to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Reason behind the move; Background of Medgar Evers; Information on his murder in June 1963.

  • NAACP board, not media, elected Evers-Williams.
    Joiner, Lottie L. // Crisis (00111422); 1995, Vol. 102 Issue 3, p4 

    Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of the slain national field director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Medgar Evers, as chairwoman of NAACP. Political activities; Evers-Williams' quest for equal treatment of colored people in the...

  • Just one dollar each.
    Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor; 9/13/95, Vol. 87 Issue 202, p2 

    Focuses on the mission with which NAACP Chairwoman Myrlie Evers-Williams seeks monetary help from the members of civil-rights organization.

  • Prejudice and Pride.
    Moy, Suelain // Good Housekeeping; Mar99, Vol. 228 Issue 3, p24 

    Profiles Myrlie Evers-Williams, the wife of the late Medgar Evers, a civil rights leader in the United States. Autobiography co-written by Williams; How Williams fought for justice for her husband; Comments from Williams.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams delivers her `maiden' NAACP address.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 7/15/95, Vol. 86 Issue 28, p3 

    Presents highlights of Myrlie Evers-Williams's maiden speech as new board chairwoman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Urging for an end to the internal fighting; Call for vigilance as states gain more power over the lives of African-Americans; Emergency...

  • Forging ahead.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 8/26/95, Vol. 86 Issue 34, p18 

    Presents a photograph of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chairman Myrlie Evers-Williams and Urban Market Development vice president for Schieffelin & Somerset Co. William J. Richardson.

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