Tag Archives: Congressman John Lewis

Tuesday Open Thread | Freedom Riders:The Fresh Troops

John Robert Lewis (born February 21, 1940) is an American politician and civil rights leader. He is the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district, serving since 1987, and is the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation. The district includes … Continue reading

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The Smithsonian National Museum Of African American History

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Video | President Obama Speaks At the 2011 CBC Foundation Annual Phoenix Awards

Updated-9-25-11 Ok folks, here’s the entire PBO address to the CBC NUFF SAID!

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