Medgar Evers - African American civil rights leader and politician. As field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Mississippi, his assassination galvanized the Civil Rights Movement.
View Martin Luther King Marching for Voting Rights with John Lewis, Reverend Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy, Selma by Steve Schapiro on artnet. Browse more artworks Steve Schapiro from Monroe Gallery of Photography.
President Barack Obama presents a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rep John Lewis. "Hate is a heavy burden to carry" - Congressman John Lewis, a former Freedom Rider and the last living of the "Big Six" Civil Rights leaders.