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President Barack Obama presents a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rep John Lewis. "Hate is a heavy burden to carry" - Congressman John Lewis, a former Freedom Rider and the last living of the "Big Six" Civil Rights leaders. Joe Biden, Durham, Presidente Obama, First Black President, By Any Means Necessary, Black Presidents, Barack And Michelle, Black History Facts, First Ladies

President Barack Obama presents a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rep John Lewis. "Hate is a heavy burden to carry" - Congressman John Lewis

John Lewis’s Lifelong Struggle for Voting Rights Isn’t Over Native American History, African American History, American Civil War, John Lewis Quotes, Black History Facts, History Class, Rare Pictures, Civil Rights, Back In The Day

John Lewis’s Lifelong Struggle for Voting Rights Isn’t Over — New York Magazine

Once it looked like Obama’s election represented the culmination of John Lewis’s career. A new documentary shows battles for old causes persist.

"All talk, no action" John Lewis was arrested at least 45 times in the fight for Civil Rights. Here are his mugshots. Black History Facts, Us History, Black History Month, Nashville, Hero Poster, Police, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Sheriff

'John Lewis American Hero' Poster by Thelittlelord

Buy 'John Lewis American Hero' by Thelittlelord as a Poster. Civil Rights icon and American Hero. Representative John Lewis is the only leader to call it like it is Finally, a leading Democrat calls into question Donald Trump's legitimacy ...

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Watch: ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ Documentary Trailer

The trailer is here for the new documentary "John Lewis: Good Trouble." The documentary chronicles the moments of the civil rights icon life that have shaped his place in American history. "He challenges the conscious of the Congress."- Speaker Nancy Pelosi The film follows the Georgia

"Congressman John Lewis: Freedom Rider and former Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), which he helped form. First Black President, Mr President, Freedom Riders, Black Presidents, Major Events, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Culture, Michelle Obama

Congressman John Lewis: Freedom Rider and former Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), which he helped form.

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Congressman Urges President to Recognize Slaves that Built White House | EURweb

*The contributions of enslaved Americans that built this country are so immense and unrecognized that it’s quite unbelievable. But, one congressman wants to clear up any confusion or misunderstanding of the facts; one fact being that the White House was built by enslaved Africans. A couple years ago Congress finally gave recognition to the enslaved …

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Voices of Civil Rights (March 2005)

"Voices of Civil Rights," a Library of Congress exhibition featuring personal stories and images from the civil rights era in the United States, draws from the individual accounts, personal stories, oral histories and photographs collected by the Voices of Civil Rights project, a collaborative effort of AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) and the Library of Congress.

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour the LBJ Presidential Library with Rep. John Lewis and LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove Civil Rights Bill, Great Society, Presidential Libraries, American Presidents, African American History, Democratic Party, Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, John Lewis

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour the LBJ Presidential Library with Rep. John Lewis and LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove **** **** Text of the President’s rem…

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How Obama’s visit to Selma, 50 years later, marked America’s progress

Barack Obama saw Selma as a clarifying moment in U.S. history, a day when decades of racial oppression came to a head on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he wanted to cry after the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Ac. Civil Rights Leaders, Log Furniture, Furniture Design, I Want To Cry, Wedding Humor, Supreme Court, My Heart Is Breaking, Black History

Congressman: Supreme Court Decision 'Made Me Want To Cry'

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he wanted to cry after the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Ac...

John Lewis with Ralph Abernathy, and Martin Luther King, Jr. at a press conference during freedom rides. Publication may be restricted. see "New York World-Telegram. Larger images display only at the Library of Congress Freedom Riders, King Jr, Library Of Congress, My Heritage, Martin Luther King, Civil Rights, Black History, John Lewis, Conference

[John Lewis with Ralph Abernathy, and Martin Luther King, Jr. at a press conference during freedom rides]

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NAACP President Cornell William Brooks is calling on President-elect Donald Trump to apologize for criticizing Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a civil rights icon. Black Philosophers, Martin Luther King Holiday, Ferguson Riot, Ferguson Protest, Ferguson Missouri, Donald Trump Face, Black Teenagers, Chuck Todd, Eric Garner

The Power of Memory in the Civil-Rights Movement

The events of the 1960s are fading into history, but John Lewis believes eyewitness accounts are key to continued progress.