The Story Of Medgar Evers Through Collective Memory

Mar 12, 2013

  Medgar Evers’s assassination was a spark that motivated social activists and inspired writers, poets and journalists. Artists like Bob Dylan, Eudora Welty and James Baldwin have contributed to the collective memory of Evers through their own works.

Remembering Medgar Evers by Minrose Gwin
Remembering Medgar Evers by Minrose Gwin
Credit University of Georgia Press

Minrose Gwin, professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, talks to host Frank Stasio about her new book, “Remembering Medgar Evers” (University of Georgia Press/2013).