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John Lewis: In His Own Words
As we mourn the passing of a civil rights icon, BET reflects on his most powerful quotes.
President Obama Remembers John Lewis
The civil rights icon and congressman passed away on July 17 from pancreatic cancer at 80 years old.
ATL Mayor Says Gov. Trying To Stop Her From Talking to Press
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has filed a 124-page lawsuit against her as their two offices debate over the state's COVID-19 response.
Joe Biden Tells Joy Reid He Has Four Black VP Candidates
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Cop Who Killed George Floyd Charged With Felony Tax Fraud
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Obama And Biden Tackle National Issues In New Video
Former President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released a 17-minute video of their socially distanced conversation on July 23.
NAACP Sues Education Sec. Over CARES Act Rule Change
The NAACP is suing Betsy DeVos over a rule issued by her office to the CARES Act that forces public schools to give more of its relief aid funds to private schools.
Colin Kaepernick To Receive Human Rights Award
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Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Documentary Gets Release Date
A sweeping documentary about Stacey Abrams and her fight for voting rights is getting ready to drop on Amazon and select theaters in September.
Fisk Renames Social Justice Institute After John Lewis
Congressman and civil rights legend John R. Lewis will be honored at the prestigious HBCU Fisk University where he is an alumnus for his life's work.
Obama Delivers Eulogy for Civil Rights Icon
Former President Barack Obama delivered a moving eulogy honoring civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis, who passed away on July 17 of pancreatic cancer at 80 years old.
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