Emancipation Day with Congressman John Lewis

Last Date:

Longworth House Office Building, Room B-223

This forum will consist of a dialogue with Congressman John Lewis and his role in the Civil Rights Movement and the struggle for freedom, liberty, equality, and justice.  The Congressman will discuss Bloody Sunday during the march from Selma to Montgomery; Civil Rights marches throughout the South; the role of the Student Non-Violence Coordinating Committee in the Civil Rights Movement; and the 1963 March on Washington where he was the youngest speaker at the Lincoln Memorial with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he gave his famous I Have a Dream speech.

Jacob Gillison
(202) 226-4674