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WaPo: At 80, Myrlie Evers-Williams unhaunted by Mississippi ghosts

June 5, 2013


OXFORD, Mississippi — Myrlie Evers-Williams moves gingerly about the crowd, slowed by her 80-year-old knees. The University of Mississippi chancellor, who has invited her to speak at commencement exercises, takes her hand to lead her down a flight of stairs. Students, black and white, ask to pose for a photo with her as she makes […]

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