Myrlie Evers: More than “the widow of…”

Sunday, March 17, 2019 ~ Honoring Myrlie Evers on her 86th Birthday

I first became aware of her one evening in June of 1963. Watching the televised news coverage of her husband’s murder with my parents and siblings in our home in Detroit. I had just graduated from high school and was preparing for college when that summer became a season of innocence lost, as images of the landscape of racial…