As briefly noted yesterday, this is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights activist Medgar Evers in Jackson, Mississippi. Here’s Phil Ochs with his tribute to Evers, famously performed at the Newport Folk Festival later that same year of 1963.
Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.
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