Rep John Lewis

U.S. Congressman John Lewis lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.
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Maria Boynton
July 29, 2020 - 7:04 am
Qualifying starts today to fill the late Congressman John Lewis’ unexpired term. The special election will be held on September 29 according to the Office of Governor Brian Kemp.
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The Final Crossing Ceremony is being held Sunday morning in Selma for the late Rep John Lewis
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Maria Boynton
July 26, 2020 - 10:52 am
A “Final Crossing” ceremony was held Sunday for the late Congressman and Civil Rights Legend John Lewis in Selma, Alabama. His body was carried across the Edmund Pettus Bridge by a horse-drawn caisson.
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Troy University held a service in remembrance of Rep John Lewis Saturday morning
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Maria Boynton
July 25, 2020 - 2:02 pm
The State of Alabama is remembering native son Rep. John Lewis this weekend in services at Troy University, in Selma, and also at the Alabama State Capitol.
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Congressman John Lewis received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in from President Obama in 2011
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Maria Boynton
July 18, 2020 - 12:30 am
Representative John Lewis has died, a source confirms to V103 Atlanta. He was 80.
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Congressman John Lewis receives the Congressional Medal of Freedom from then-President Barack Obama on February 15, 2011 at the White House
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Maria Boynton
December 30, 2019 - 4:29 pm
When V103 Atlanta stopped the music this morning, it was to honor and encourage Civil Rights Icon John Lewis. The longtime Congressman from Atlanta announced Sunday that he is fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Lewis said in a statement that "While I am clear-eyed about the prognosis, doctors have...
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Maria Boynton
August 17, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Funeral services for "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin are August 31, in Detroit, MI. Longtime Franklin friend Rev. Jesse Jackson told WAOK/V103's Maria Boynton that well-known Atlanta minister Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. will perform the Eulogy. Click below to listen as Congressman John Lewis, Mayor...
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