John Lewis civil rights leader
Former President Barack Obama gave a starkly political eulogy for John Lewis, in which he criticized the Trump administration and called for voting rights reform.
Fox News host rips into the former president's eulogy for civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis.
The former president said Democrats should ditch the “Jim Crow relic” to make Election Day a national holiday, end gerrymandering and revitalize the Voting Rights Act.
The legendary civil rights leader and longtime Georgia member of Congress will be buried on Thursday.
Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are also expected to attend the service on Thursday.
Biden said the civil rights legend, just days before he died, urged him to concentrate on efforts to repair the nation's divide.
Both Vice President Mike Pence and former Vice President Joe Biden are expected to visit the late congressman as he lies in state.
The bridge became a landmark in the fight for racial justice when Lewis and other civil rights marchers were beaten there 55 years ago on “Bloody Sunday.”
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The civil rights legend will be among only a handful of Americans -- and the second Black lawmaker -- to be honored in this way.