John Lewis

The late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis will be honored with a U.S. Postal Service stamp. The post Late Civil Rights Trailblazer Rep. John Lewis Honored With USPS Stamp appeared first on NewsOne.

On Friday (Nov 6) the civil rights icon's county in Georgia tipped Democratic nominee Joe Biden into the lead in the state as mail-in ballots, continued to be counted from the area. As previously reported, at about 4:30 a.m. on Friday, a release of ballots counted in Clayton County gave Biden a lead of 917 votes in the Southern state, pushing his lead out to 1,096 votes after another batch of ballot results came in at about 6 a.m.

The funeral of Congressman and Civil Rights Activist John Lewis will be held today (July 30th) at the famed Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Rep. John Lewis’ body will lie in state and public viewing will take place to celebrate the life of the former Congressman and Civil Rights activist. Lewis passed away on July 17th from pancreatic cancer. Last week, Fairfax County, Virginia school board announced that they will change the name of Robert E. Lee High […]

Robert E. Lee High School in Fairfax County, Virginia has announced that they will change their name to honor the Late Rep. John Lewis.

Atlanta Congressman and Civil Right leader John Lewis has passed away after a long battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer.

79-year-old civil rights leader and US Democratic Rep. of Georgia, John Lewis announced Sunday evening that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Georgia’s Democratic Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights movement icon, was hospitalized but expected to recover.