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Another Great Icon Is Dead. See who

John Robert Lewis (February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020) was an American civil rights leader and politician. He was diagnosed of stage 4 pancreatic cancer and passed away on Friday night, 17th July, 2020. White house press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany tweeted on 18th July, 2020, "Rep. John Lewis was an icon of the civil rights movement, and he leaves an enduring legacy that will never be forgotten. We hold his family in our prayers, as we remember Rep. John Lewis’ incredible contributions to our country." When

  2 years ago ago
Another Great Icon Is Dead.
See who

HEALTH

Iconic Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Dies At 80 After Long Battle With Cancer

Social equality pioneer, John Robert Lewis has kicked the bucket after an extended fight with malignant growth. He spent away on Friday night, July 17 at 80 years old. The social equality dissident who endure a ruthless beating by police during a milestone 1965 walk in Selma, Alabama, was a long serving US Congressman. An announcement discharged by his family expressed: "It is with sad pain and suffering misery that we declare the death of U.S. Rep. John Lewis." "He was regarded and regarded as the still, small

  2 years ago ago
Iconic Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Dies At 80 After Long Battle With Cancer

POLITICS

The death of John Lewis, us Civil Right Champion

John Robert Lewis who was born on February 21, 1940 has died today July 17 2020 ,after six-months battle with cancer. He was an American civil rights leader and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death in 2020 and the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation. The district he served includes the northern three-fourths of Atlanta. Lewis became involved in the Civil Rights movement at 15 years old, and served

  2 years ago ago
The death of John Lewis, us Civil Right Champion