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John Lewis Made America a More Perfect Union

Congressman John Lewis accepts the 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Justice Prize. (Washington, DC) – The nation awakes to the overwhelmingly sad news that Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, a champion for democracy and civil rights, has passed. The following is a statement...