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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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Prayers For American Icon Congressman John Lewis😢😢😢😢

I am devastated😢😢😢😢 Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread: Two Georgia Democrats plan to skip Trump’s State of the Union

Two Georgia Democrats are planning to skip President Trump’s State of the Union address next week. The offices of Reps. John Lewis and Hank Johnson confirmed to The Hill Thursday that they would not be in attendance on Feb. 5. … Continue reading

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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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