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Birmingham’s Newest Mural Honors Civil Rights Icon, John Lewis

By Pat Byington bhamnow.org Four months later, Lee Pantazis’s secret is out.  Last August, Pantazis, Gus’s Hot Dogs owner, let me in on a secret. He told me that once...

2020 Was a Year of Loss. Here Are Those We Love...

Compiled by Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times In any year, the deaths of great musicians, Hall of Fame athletes, elected officials, Civil Rights leaders, and others...

John Lewis Mourned as ‘Founding Father’ of Better America

By Jeff Martin Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Hailed as a “founding father” of a fairer, better United States, John Lewis was eulogized Thursday by three...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright We asked Birmingham-area residents, what is the legacy left by the departed Congressman John Lewis and Rev. CT Vivian? Jazmine Payne: “...

A ‘Hero’s Farewell’ as Civil Rights Icon John Lewis is honored...

MSN News WASHINGTON – As he prepared for the invocation for Lewis’ service, Grainger Browning Jr. wanted to highlight Rep. John Lewis’ humble beginnings and his...

Rep. John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian remembered during Birmingham Vigil

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Good Trouble. That is what several city officials and local leaders remembered about Congressman John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian...

Body of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis crosses Selma Bridge

By Kim Chandler Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final...

House holds moment of silence for John Lewis

By JulieGrace Brufke The Hill The House held a moment of silence on Monday for Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights legend who served for more than...

John Lewis remembered by Birmingham-Area Leaders as an Icon, Hero 

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, Alabama Senator Doug Jones and U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Alabama were among the hundreds of leaders...

John Lewis, Lion of Civil Rights and Congress, dies at 80

By Calvin Woodward and Desiree Seals Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement whose bloody beating by Alabama state...

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