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A portion of 5th Avenue in Nashville has been renamed Rep. John Lewis Way in honor of the late congressman and civil rights icon.

Public Works is adding temporary Rep. John Lewis Way signs on Fifth Avenue after Metro Council voted to change the street name to honor the late Civil Rights leader.

The state legislative effort to remove the figure of Alexander Stephens from the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol and replace it with a likeness of the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis will begin in earnest on Wednesday with a bipartisan resolution.

As the senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Warnock has ties to Martin Luther King Jr. and former Georgia Rep. John Lewis.

The desire for harsh punishment of Capitol rioters is understandable, and I share it. But "No Fly" lists are generally bad, ineffective, illiberal, opposed by @ACLU , and have falsely entrapped innocent people -- like Rep. John Lewis. 👇 via @CatoInstitute 

17/ Rep. Hakeem Jeffries told WNYC radio that a poster of civil rights icon John Lewis was missing and he could smell the stench of human urine inside the building. The Capitol, he said, had been desecrated.

"A memorial placard for the late Congressman John Lewis was ruined in the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, according to Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer."

Former president Barack Obama congratulated Senator-elect Raphael Warnock on his projected win Wednesday and paid tribute to the late Rep. John Lewis, who died last summer.

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Warnock on his historic Senate win, divisions in U.S. and lessons from Rep. John Lewis

Warnock on his historic Senate win, divisions in U.S. and lessons from Rep. John Lewis


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“I gave a little blood on that bridge in Selma. I almost died. Some of my friends and colleagues were murdered. I'm not asking any of you to give any blood. I'm just asking you to go and vote like you've never voted before." --Rep. John Lewis

“Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Do not become bitter or hostile. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble. We will find a way to make a way out of no way.” --Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis has passed. It is not enough to say he was a revered civil rights icon. He was a man of impeccable integrity who dedicated his life to fighting against racism, discrimination & injustice. John was a true leader who inspired us all to have the courage to fight.

WATCH: The casket of Rep. John Lewis has made the final journey across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama.

Rep. John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights era whose bloody beating by Alabama state troopers in 1965 helped galvanize opposition to racial segregation, and who went on to a long and celebrated career in Congress, has died.

The casket of Rep. John Lewis, draped in an American flag, is carried into Troy University ahead of a memorial service celebrating the civil rights icon's life.

Hugging a child, Rep. John Lewis vows action to stop practice of family separation. "Just tell me whatever you want me to do. I will go to the borders. I'd get arrested again. If necessary, I'm prepared to go to jail."

"We may have to turn American upside down to turn it right-side up," Rep. John Lewis says at immigration march in Atlanta.