From the web: “John Lewis, Towering Figure of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 80”

July 19, 2020 Uncategorized

Representative John Lewis, a son of sharecroppers and an apostle of nonviolence who was bloodied at Selma and across the Jim Crow South in the historic struggle for racial equality, and who then carried a mantle of moral authority into Congress, died on Friday. He was 80.

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