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March Book One By john Lewis and Andrew Aydin Art Work By Nate Powell

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Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon, one of the key figures of the civil rights movement. His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper’s farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington, and from receiving beatings from state troopers to receiving the Medal of Freedom from the first African-American president. 463 more words

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Selma and Beyond; Honoring John Lewis

Fifty years since Selma, since the Edmund Pettus Bridge, thoughts of all that we all have been through are news. They’re also in our hearts and minds as we see the film SELMA, as we read the newspapers, perhaps as we catch a sound bite of President Obama speaking on that bridge. 491 more words

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Stars coming out to celebrate Congressman John Lewis’ 75th birthday

This has already been a memorable, emotional 2015 for legendary Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.).

Fresh off of commemorating the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. 90 more words

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Stars coming out to celebrate Congressman John Lewis' 75th birthday

This has already been a memorable, emotional 2015 for legendary Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.).

Fresh off of commemorating the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. 90 more words

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"Necessary Trouble – Good Trouble" / A Pastoral Commentary

This past weekend (March 7, 2015) was the historic and iconic 50th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” – one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most pivotal times in history. 1,386 more words

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"March" Selected As 2015/2016 One Book

MARCH Chosen “One Book, One UIS” for 2015/2016

     MARCH, a graphic memoir about the life of civil rights icon John Lewis, has been chosen by the One Book, One UIS Planning Committee as the campus community read for the 2015/2016 academic year.   463 more words

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Senator John Lewis Recalls His ‘Bloody Sunday’ Experience Via Twitter


Georgia Rep. John Lewis was just 25 years old when he made history. 50 years ago on March 7, 1965, the then head of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Lewis and the late Reverend… 557 more words

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