Faces ’63: The Determination
Evers and Wilkins Campaign to End Segregation in Mississippi
A look back at 1963 and those who became a part of the freedom movement to liberate a nation.
About This Photo
|When:||June 2 1963|
|Who:||Medger Evers and Roy Wilkins|
|What:||Evers and Wilkins picket the F.W. Woolsworth store in downtown Jackson where they were arrested by local police. This photo appeared in print 10 days before Evers was assassinated.|
|Source:||U.S Library of Congress Prints and Photographs|