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Myrlie Evers-Williams ‘honored, delighted’ to speak at inauguration
Civil Rights leader Medgar Evers fought tirelessly for equality and voting rights, and was one of the first Civil Rights leaders to lose his life in the fight. 50 years later, his widow Myrlie Evers-Williams will be a featured speaker at President Obama’s second inauguration. She joins Rev. Al Sharpton.