Congress honors late civil rights icon John Lewis

Lawmakers took to the House floor to pay tribute to the former congressman, who died at the age of 80 after battling pancreatic cancer.
0:21 | 07/23/20

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And three American civil rights heroes have been honored today lawmakers taking to the house floor denied paying tribute to the legacy of the late congressman John Lewis. Civil rights leader CT Vivian now lying in state at the Georgia capitol his legacy being honored tonight. And we learned today of another civil rights icon who has died Charles Evers brother of slain activist Medgar Evers he was 97.

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