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Where is our Love Song?

I received an email this morning. It contained an invitation from Congressman John Lewis via the White House. I was invited to virtually attend the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture today at 10:00 am ET. 83 more words

Activism

Congressman John Lewis Crowd Surfs After Colbert Interview

NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis may be 76, but he’s not too old to crowd surf.

The Georgia Democrat wrapped up an interview on Wednesday’s “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” by wading into a sea of audience members who lifted him up and passed him around. 71 more words

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Congressman John Lewis's MARCH Dominates New York Times Bestseller List

Congratulations are in order for Congressman John LewisAndrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Their award-winning March trilogy has concluded with a stunning milestone, as… 267 more words

Comics

IDW and Top Shelf Awarded Three Eisner Awards At 2016 Ceremony!

IDW and Top Shelf celebrated two award wins, plus one shared award, at Friday night’s Eisner Award ceremony held annually at Comic Con International in San Diego! 267 more words

Comics

John Lewis leads fight for Gun Control

Remarkably, a seventy-five year old has appeared on the national stage as the most visible  and eloquent spokesman for the gun control movement.  Congressman John Lewis has not been this effective a leader since he was badly beaten by police and sheriff’s deputies on the Edmund Petty Bridge, a “hate crime” that was shown live on national television.  187 more words

Essays

Congressional acts of non-violent courage..

Earlier this week I attended a panel discussion, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, on New Health and Economic Research on Work and Family Policies in the United States and Canada, hosted by the… 306 more words

Life

Don Lemon: Did Congress’ Old Fashioned Civil Rights Sit-In Matter One Bit?

https://ioneblackamericaweb.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/don0623.mp3

What happened on the floor of The House of Representatives on Wednesday during the day, Wednesday night and is still going on is nothing short of extraordinary. 496 more words

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