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60 years ago, a group of multi-racial activists, including John Lewis, traveled down South together to challenge segregation in public transportation. They were beaten. Firebombed. Arrested. They did not give up. You can find their stories at the Freedom Riders National Monument.

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Sen. Joe Manchin has proposed expanding the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to include all 50 states and territories. If enacted, all states would need to submit new voting rules for federal review to make sure they don't target voters of color.

Bills in Michigan and across the country are being considered and enacted to make it harder to vote. As the late John Lewis said, “your vote is precious, almost sacred.” He was right. After marking up the #ForThePeopleAct , the Senate must pass this critical legislation ASAP.

Aldi, Asda and John Lewis make important announcement about accepting cash in stores

My friend and hero John Lewis used to say that the right to vote is sacred. He was so right, and that’s why I know we’ve got to get the #ForThePeople  Act passed in the Senate and signed into law as quickly as possible.

Voting rights group looks to the late John Lewis as Senate committee readies For the People Act markup @RussContreras  on a new ad campaign

Brentfords Wrighted Quilted Blanket is up to £60 cheaper than similar ones available at John Lewis and Next.

B&M's revenues are likely to overtake those of John Lewis this year


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As I reflect on the past four years, I can't help but think of Congressman John Lewis' powerful words, "Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime.”

Not many of us get to live to see our own legacy play out in such a meaningful, remarkable way. John Lewis did:

Pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. yes yes yes 👇 👇 👇

Republicans have already introduced 253 bills in 43 states to suppress the right to vote. We must pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. The stakes could not be higher.

That time John Lewis, then 76-years-old crowd surfed on the Stephen Colbert Show.

John Lewis asked The NYT to publish this on the day of his funeral. It is necessary reading. He writes, “When you see something that is not right, you must say something ... Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part.”

I’ve just signed a petition about this bridge to dignity as seen in SELMA. It is named after a KKK grand wizard and confederate warlord. Edmund Pettus Bridge should be the John Lewis Bridge. Named for a hero. Not a murderer. Join this call. It’s past due.

I for one don’t care whether the president or his congressional enablers put out disingenuous pablum about John Lewis. Pass and sign a voting rights bill. Name it after him. And then we can talk. Actions not empty words. Lewis always led from the front.

Saddened to hear the news of civil rights hero John Lewis passing. Melania and I send our prayers to he and his family.

BREAKING: Robert E. Lee High School in Fairfax County set to get a new name: John R. Lewis High School, named after the late Congressman and civil rights icon. More later on #FOX5DC .