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For Myrlie Evers-Williams, and the Nation, a Landmark Moment

Posted on 01/21/2013 by | Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin TodayWhen Myrlie Evers-Williams steps to the microphone Monday to give the invocation at President Barack Obama’s inauguration, she brings her own significant career along with her place in history as the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers. She raised her children, who were home the night their father was gunned down just steps from his front door. She fought for justice that took too many years to come. (White supremacist Byron De La Beckwith was convicted more than …