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Reena Evers-Everett, daughter of civil rights leaders Medgar and Myrlie Evers, delivers reflections on behalf of her family before the National Park Service presented a bronze plaque, right, showing the Jackson, Miss., Evers' home as a national historic landmark, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Reena Evers-Everett, daughter of civil rights leaders Medgar and Myrlie Evers, delivers reflections on behalf of her family before the National Park Service presented a bronze plaque, right, showing the Jackson, Miss., Evers' home as a national historic landmark, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Plaque shows landmark status for Medgar and Myrlie Evers' home

The National Park Service has unveiled a bronze plaque showing that the Mississippi home of civil rights leaders Medgar and Myrlie Evers is a national historic landmark. More than 100 people, including the couple's friends and relatives, gathered for a ceremony Thursday outside the home.