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Civil Rights Icon Congressman John Lewis Dead at the Age of 80

So sad about this. Congressman John Lewis is dead at the age of 80.😢😢 Thank you, Congressman. For all your work. For all you did for this country. You were a true American Hero.🙏🙏   The words of John Lewis … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond through the years

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Breaking News: Julian Bond, civil rights icon has passed away

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Photos | Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at the Capitol

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African American History: Congressman John Robert Lewis

John Robert Lewis (born February 21, 1940) is the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district, serving since 1987. He was a leader in the American Civil Rights Movement and chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), playing a … Continue reading

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