The Hill | Brother of Murdered Civil Rights Leader Endorses Trump

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Charles Evers (Medgar Evers) - TrumpBrother of Murdered Civil Rights Leader Endorses Trump

Charles Evers, the brother of murdered civil rights leader Medgar Evers, is endorsing Donald Trump for president.

“I believe in him first of all because he’s a businessman,” Charles Evers said, according to The Clarion-Ledger. “I think jobs are badly needed in Mississippi.”

Evers’s brother, Medgar Evers, was assassinated in Jackson, Miss., in 1963. His killer wasn’t convicted of the murder until 1994, after multiple trials.

Charles Evers defended Trump, saying his tough immigration stance does not make him racist.

“I haven’t seen any proof of him being a racist,” said Evers. “All of us have some racism in us. Even me.”

He said Trump was a “fair” businessman who respects merit over race.

He also praised Trump’s religious faith and said he hopes to meet him in person during a Monday rally in Madison, Miss.  (Read More)


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