On this day…in 1994

On this day in 1994, white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith is convicted in the murder of African-American civil right leader Medgar Evers, over 30 years after the crime occurred. Evers was gunned down in the driveway of his Jackson, Mississippi, home on June 12, 1963, while his wife, Myrlie, and the couple’s three small … [Read the full story]