Media Advisory: Myrlie Evers-Williams News Conference

WHAT: News ConferenceWHO: Myrlie Evers-WilliamsEvers-Williams will take questions from the media prior to presenting the keynote address at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinner. For more than three decades, Evers-Williams has fought to carry on the legacy of her husband, murdered civil rights activist Medgar Evers. She has become a symbol of courage and perseverance, steadfast in her march towards social justice. Evers-Williams made history in becoming the first woman to lead the NAACP.WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17WHERE: Show Me Center South Meeting Room