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L.E.A.D. Nation to Host "When Generations Meet" Featuring Congressman John Lewis as Part of the 4th Annual South Florida Youth Summit 4-Day Event

“When Generations Meet” Panel Discussion
Featuring Civil Rights Legend Congressman John Lewis
Friday, April 22, 2016
6:30PM – 9:00PM

Summary of Event:
“When Generations Meet” will be an empowering discussion with those who have fought the fight of justice, and those who are still fighting. 50 more words

Social Action

Congressman John Lewis, Mayor Kasim Reed speak on death of Ralph David Abernathy III

ATLANTA — Ralph David Abernathy III, the former Georgia state senator who was the sociopolitical heir to his father, the iconic Ralph David Abernathy Jr., the most famous confidante of Dr. 464 more words

Atlanta

Congressman John Lewis, Mayor Kasim Reed speak on death of Ralph David Abernathy III

ATLANTA — Ralph David Abernathy III, the former Georgia state senator who was the sociopolitical heir to his father, the iconic Ralph David Abernathy Jr., the most famous confidante of Dr. 464 more words

Atlanta

Congressman John Lewis, Mayor Kasim Reed speak on death of Ralph David Abernathy III

ATLANTA — Ralph David Abernathy III, the former Georgia state senator who was the sociopolitical heir to his father, the iconic Ralph David Abernathy Jr., the most famous confidante of Dr. 464 more words

ADW News

The Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has always been one of my heroes. This time of year I always ponder the importance of his life and work for civil rights, and I wonder what might have been had this man of peace not been cut down in cold blood at the young age of 39 by James Earl Ray on April 4th 1968. 2,055 more words

Political Commentary

Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's Last State of the Union Address

“Tonight President Obama appealed to the very best in the American people.  He suggested we all have a responsibility, as members of Congress and as participants in our democracy, to come together to serve the greatest and highest good.  293 more words

Civic Engagement

U.S. Navy To Name Ship After Civil Rights Leader John Lewis

The U.S. Navy will honor civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Lewis in a big way — by naming a replenishment oiler ship after the leader. 135 more words

National News