Activist Lewis Honored Decades After Civil Rights Arrest

The first time John Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, he was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station. Lewis, … Click to Continue »

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    (AP) — The Latest on civil rights activists being honored in Mississippi (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The woman who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ... John Lewis of Georgia is one of five ...
    02/24/2018 - 9:02 pm | View Link
  • Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrest
    JACKSON, Miss. — The first time John Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, he was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station. Lewis, who is African-American, remembers going into a ...
    02/24/2018 - 6:15 am | View Link
  • The Latest: Ban assault weapons, civil rights activist says
    The woman who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ... civil rights museum, which opened in December. 11:09 p.m. Longtime U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be ...
    02/23/2018 - 9:37 pm | View Link
  • The Latest: Ban assault weapons, civil rights activist says
    The woman who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago ... John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights. The recognition will take ...
    02/23/2018 - 8:37 pm | View Link
  • The Latest: Ban assault weapons, civil rights activist says
    The woman who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago ... John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights. The recognition will take ...
    02/23/2018 - 9:37 am | View Link
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