Civil rights icon skipping museum opening

President Trump's expected attendance at the opening of a civil rights museum in Jackson, Mississippi this weekend has led one of the country's top civil rights heroes to boycott the event.
0:28 | 12/08/17

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And congressman and so rights icon John Lewis has canceled his appearance at tomorrow's opening of a civil rights museum in Mississippi because president trump is attending the event. In a letter Lewis and his fellow congressman Bennie Thompson wrote quote. President trumps attendance and his hurtful policies are an insult to the people portrayed in the civil rights museum. They say what they call the president's disparaging comments about women the disabled immigrants and NFL players the white house calls the decision unfortunate.

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