Murder of Medgar Evers at his home in Jackson, Mississippi

Murder of Medgar Evers at his home in Jackson, Mississippi

The home of Medgar Evers, field secretary for the NAACP, shot to death by a sniper early June 12, 1963 outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi. Evers had just stepped out of his car (rear) and started toward the carport when he was hit in the back by a high-powered rifle. File Photo UPI