Lorman, Miss. (AP) – Alcorn State University’s honors degree program is being renamed in honor of Myrlie Evers-Williams.
The program will be renamed Myrlie Evers-Williams Honors Program in recognition of the civil rights leader, author and journalist who spent more than three decades seeking justice for the 1963 murder of her former husband, Medgar Evers, the university said. in a press release. .