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Barack Obama Delivers Passionate, Honest Uncompromising Speech

After six days of memorial services in 5 different cities, Rep. John Lewis was finally laid to rest in his home state of Georgia. Former president Barack Obama delivered the eulogy. He also used the moment as an opportunity to get people to do the very thing John Lewis fought tirelessly for-to vote. Barack Obama… Read more »

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Loses Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

An icon of the Civil Rights Movement lost his battle with pancreatic cancer last night.  Tributes to Congressman John Lewis have been pouring in. He has often been dubbed  “one of the most courageous people the movement has ever produced. He dedicated his life to protecting human rights for all. He was 80 years old…. Read more »

Rep John Lewis Hospitalized

Congressman John Lewis is resting comfortably after being hospitalized Saturdaynight The civil rights icon became ill on a flight  from Washington, DC to Atlanta.  When his plane landed he was taken to an Atlanta area hospital for observation.  John Lewis who is 76 is expected to be released from the hospital on Monday. Keep Rep. John… Read more »