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Free Tickets to MARCH Lecture Available To UIS Community

Tickets for the “One Book, One UIS” presentation featuring civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis are available free of charge exclusively to the UIS campus community now through August 30th. 318 more words


Listening to Police and Citizens

Listening to Police and Their Communities: A Report From The Field

By Alex Salazar and John Mutz

July 31, 2015

The purpose of this paper is to identify a pathway for restoring trust in the police.   2,726 more words


50th Anniversary Of The Voting Rights Act: Congressman John Lewis Says "We Are Too Quiet"

Today is the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The law prohibits racial discrimination in voting. But, a major portion of the Act was removed by the U.S. 199 more words


CBS Profiles Congressman Lewis's MARCH At Comic-Con And The Youth He's Inspiring

CBS This Morning featured an amazing segment on the award-winning March series created by Congressman John LewisAndrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, calling Lewis a “civil rights superhero.”

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Congressman John Lewis and his Award-Winning Graphic Novel Collaborators Visit Southeastern San Diego!

This past Sunday, the Elementary Institute of Science (EIS) and the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation welcomed nearly 800 residents, community leaders, and elected officials to the Jacobs Center’s Celebration Hall for a special presentation from legendary civil rights activist and respected member of Congress… 497 more words

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The Children of Southeastern San Diego Welcome Congressman John Lewis and the Co-Creators of March

The Civil Rights Movement Comes to Life in Southeastern San Diego!

Activist and respected member of Congress John Lewis and his award-winning co-creators Andrew Aydin… 153 more words

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


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