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SNCC



  • Who Were the Freedom Riders?

    Representative John Lewis was among the 13 original Freedom Riders, who encountered violence and resistance as they rode buses across the South, challenging the nation’s segregation laws.



  • The Essential and Enduring Strength of John Lewis

    by Jelani Cobb

    "Lewis, like his peers Andrew Young, Marion Barry, and Eleanor Holmes Norton, transitioned into elected office as the post from which he would undertake this work. It was not an easy undertaking."