Civil rights leaders react to President Trump visiting Jackson Civil Rights Museum

For some, like civil rights activist James Charles Evers, Medgar Evers’ brother, the news is extremely exciting.

“For him to do that, I’m just overwhelmed,” said Evers. “And I’m proud to know he’s that kind of president.”…

…”He’s not trying to reach out, he’s, um – he likes media coverage. And don’t be surprised if he’s gonna come and say something foolish. Because that’s his nature,” said Freedom Rider Hezekiah Watkins.