[Episcopal News Service – Jackson, Mississippi] Journalist Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, describes the benefits of positive anger in bringing about change. She also discusses how young people need to be involved changing America’s future. Evers-Williams spoke during a Nov. 15 news conference before the opening session of “Fifty Years Later: The State of Racism in America,” a two-day gathering sponsored by the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Mississippi at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Jackson.
– The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service.