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Evers in October 2009
James Charles Evers
September 11, 1922
|Died||July 22, 2020 (aged 97)|
Brandon, Mississippi, U.S.
|Occupation||Civil rights activist|
Mayor of Fayette, Mississippi
James Charles Evers (September 11, 1922 – July 22, 2020) was an American civil rights activist. In 1969, he became the first African American since the Reconstruction era to have been elected as mayor in a Mississippi city.
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- The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, PBS 
- 90.1 WMPR,  Jackson Mississippi, Charles Evers station manager : blues, urban contemporary gospel, talk, variety
- Oral History Interview with Charles Evers, from the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library