Educational Resources

The Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute is a dedicated to nurturing and developing new generations of socially and politically activated people by transferring knowledge, sharing wisdom, and nurturing civic engagement. To learn more about Medgar, Myrlie, and their family’s impact on the civil rights movement, visit these educational resources.

Teaching Materials

The Tribute to Medgar Evers Project
Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Tribute to Medgar Evers Project provides supplemental resources for teaching civil rights and human rights curriculum in the state of Mississippi and includes a 5-Day curriculum guide appropriate for grades 6 – 12.

Teaching for Change: Teaching About 1963
Teaching for Change recommends teaching about the events of 1963 that were pivotal to the Civil Rights Movement. This resource also includes an introductory lesson for middle and high school students called Meet Medgar Evers.

Civil Rights Movement Veterans
The Civil Rights Movement Veterans website offers a rich collection of documents, photos, oral histories, audio clips, and other resources.

Additional Links

Library of Congress

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Medgar Evers College

Mississippi Museum of Art

The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation

The COFO Civil Rights Education Center

Mission Mississippi