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NAACP board honors Evers’ memory in Miss. capital

NAACP leaders from around the country are honoring the memory of the group’s former Mississippi leader, Medgar Evers, nearly 50 years after he was assassinated outside his Jackson home. NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous and board chairwoman Roslyn Brock helped Evers’ widow lay a wreath of yellow and white flowers Thursday at the modest one-story house, ...