Charles Evers was born on September 11, 1922 in Decatur, MS. Civil rights activist and politician who became the first African-American mayor in the state of Mississippi since the Reconstruction era in 1969.
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Civil rights Activist and Politician who became the first African-American mayor in the state of Mississippi since the Reconstruction era in 1969.
He was in love with a Filipino woman, but could not marry her because she had a 'white' skin color and the Jim Crow Laws didn't allow for interracial marriages.
He was named the Man of the Year by the NAACP in 1969 and spread the slogan, 'Hands that picked cotton can now pick the mayor.'
He was the brother of Medgar Evers.
He was an informal advisor to Lyndon B. Johnson and many other politicians.