SOURCE: Democracy Now!
In 2012, Rep. Lewis spoke to Democracy Now! about his efforts during the civil rights movement.
SOURCE: The New York Times
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.
This episode of the NPR podcast "Code Switch" discusses the forgotten history of a segregationist scheme.
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