By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
A tribute to John Lewis recently went up in downtown Rochester, New York. The 3,000-square-foot mural of the late civil rights leader and congressman is called “I Am Speaking.” James Brown and Max Schulte, of PBS station WXXI, reports.
Former Atlanta City Council member Kwanza Hall won a special runoff election Tuesday for a brief term in Congress and will succeed the late civil rights legend John Lewis.
By Jeff Amy, Associated Press
The deaths of Chadwick Boseman, Rep. John Lewis and Kobe Bryant have left saddening marks in a year marred with deaths of popular Black icons. Their deaths have come at a time filled with racial tension and protests against the…
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press
The United States bid a final farewell to John Lewis in Atlanta Thursday, after more than a week of observations in his honor. A congressman and lifelong activist, Lewis endured threats, repeated imprisonment and physical violence to fight for civil…
By Judy Woodruff, Jessica Yarvin
By Judy Woodruff, Geoffrey Lou Guray
On Thursday, luminaries and locals alike joined in a final farewell for John Lewis at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, the historic location where Lewis himself worshiped. Speakers including three former presidents -- Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama…
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Former President Barack Obama has used Rep. John Lewis' funeral to issue a stark warning that the voting rights and equal opportunity the late civil rights icon championed are under increasing threats heading into the 2020 election.
By Jeff Martin, Associated Press
John Lewis was mourned, revered and celebrated as an American hero on Thursday at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, a sacred place for many of those who helped to shape civil rights history.
By Jeff Amy, Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press
John Lewis was lauded as a warrior and a hero during a ceremony Wednesday at the Georgia Capitol, where the civil rights icon who represented much of Atlanta in Congress will lie in repose before a funeral service.
John Lewis was celebrated as an American hero during his funeral as former President Barack Obama and others called on people to follow Lewis' example and fight injustice.
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