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August 1, 2020, 9:54 AM

John Lewis' funeral features overwhelming calls to vote

President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy at Rep. John Lewis' funeral in Georgia.
August 1, 2020, 9:54 AM
John Lewis' funeral features overwhelming calls to vote
August 1, 2020, 2:02 AM

Meet the 12-year-old boy who recited John Lewis' favorite poem at his funeral

As mourners gathered to honor civil rights icon and late congressman John Lewis, one young man read Lewis' favorite poem.
August 1, 2020, 2:02 AM
12-year-old recites John Lewis' favorite poem at funeral
July 31, 2020, 10:31 PM

Young activists read John Lewis' final words: 'Each generation must do its part'

In a posthumous op-ed, the late congressman and civil rights leader said he'd been "inspired" in his final days and called on young people to build a "nation and world society at peace with itself."
July 31, 2020, 10:31 PM
Young activists read John Lewis' final words: 'Each generation must do its part'
July 31, 2020, 1:50 PM

John Lewis laid to rest in Atlanta

Three former presidents attended Lewis’ funeral, including Barack Obama, who said the voting rights Lewis spent his life fighting for are once again under threat.
July 31, 2020, 1:50 PM
John Lewis laid to rest in Atlanta
July 31, 2020, 12:47 PM

READ: President Barack Obama's eulogy for Rep. John Lewis

President Barack Obama delivers Rep. John Lewis' eulogy on Thursday in Atlanta. Read the full text here.
July 31, 2020, 12:47 PM
Read Obama's eulogy for Rep. John Lewis
July 31, 2020, 10:22 AM

A celebration of Rep. John Lewis' life includes calls to vote, continue the fight

At the funeral service for the civil rights icon, former President Obama delivered a eulogy that lauded the Georgia congressman's legacy and pushed for a continued call to action in his spirit.
July 31, 2020, 10:22 AM
A celebration of Rep. John Lewis' life includes calls to vote, continue the fight
July 31, 2020, 1:09 AM

12-year-old recites poem at John Lewis’ funeral

Tybre Faw, who met the late congressman at a Selma march in 2018, recited one of his favorite poems at Lewis’ memorial service.
July 31, 2020, 1:09 AM
12-year-old recites poem at John Lewis’ funeral
July 31, 2020, 1:02 AM

Barack Obama's eulogy for John Lewis signals pivotal day in 2020 election: OPINION

Obama called for an increase in voting as Trump pushed for restrictions.
July 31, 2020, 1:02 AM
Obama's eulogy for John Lewis signals pivotal day in 2020 election: OPINION
July 31, 2020, 12:27 AM

Celebrating civil rights hero John Lewis

Former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama delivered emotional tributes to the late congressman who carried out a legacy of fighting for justice.
July 31, 2020, 12:27 AM
Celebrating civil rights hero John Lewis
July 30, 2020, 9:43 PM

Barack Obama remembers Rep. John Lewis at funeral

Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton also attended the service.
July 30, 2020, 9:43 PM
Barack Obama remembers Rep. John Lewis at funeral
July 30, 2020, 8:45 PM

Rep. John Lewis laid to rest in Atlanta

The funeral service for Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon, wrapped up after six days of memorials paying tribute to his life and legacy.
July 30, 2020, 8:45 PM
Rep. John Lewis laid to rest in Atlanta
July 30, 2020, 5:50 PM

Bill Clinton speaks at John Lewis’ funeral

Clinton served as the 42nd president of the United States.
July 30, 2020, 5:50 PM
Bill Clinton speaks at John Lewis’ funeral
July 30, 2020, 5:44 PM

Nancy Pelosi remembers Rep. John Lewis at funeral

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton also attended the service.
July 30, 2020, 5:44 PM
Nancy Pelosi remembers Rep. John Lewis at funeral
July 30, 2020, 5:21 PM

Dr. Bernice King speaks at John Lewis’ funeral

King is the youngest daughter of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
July 30, 2020, 5:21 PM
Dr. Bernice King speaks at John Lewis’ funeral
July 30, 2020, 4:43 PM

George W. Bush remembers Rep. John Lewis at funeral

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton also attended the service.
July 30, 2020, 4:43 PM
George W. Bush remembers Rep. John Lewis at funeral
July 30, 2020, 3:17 PM

Lewis in posthumous essay: 'Your turn to let freedom ring'

John Lewis spent his whole life fighting for civil rights — and he wanted to make sure the cause lived on after his death
July 30, 2020, 3:17 PM
July 30, 2020, 2:27 PM

John Lewis to be eulogized by President Obama

The Atlanta funeral of the late congressman and civil rights hero will be attended by three former presidents
July 30, 2020, 2:27 PM
John Lewis to be eulogized by President Obama
July 30, 2020, 2:24 AM

Congressman John Lewis's body has returned to Georgia

Former President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy at the civil rights icon's funeral on Thursday.
July 30, 2020, 2:24 AM
Congressman John Lewis's body has returned to Georgia
July 28, 2020, 8:02 PM

The voice of the late Rep. John Lewis echoes in the Capitol during ceremony

The late Rep. John Lewis, who dedicated his life to voting rights, will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington before he's laid to rest in Georgia on Thursday.
July 28, 2020, 8:02 PM
Public to honor late Rep. John Lewis in unprecedented public viewing at US Capitol
July 27, 2020, 11:47 PM

Rep. John Lewis lies in state in Capitol Rotunda

A motorcade for the civil rights icon stopped at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memoriall, and the Lincoln Memorial as lawmakers on both sides honored Lewis’ legacy.
July 27, 2020, 11:47 PM
Rep. John Lewis lies in state in Capitol Rotunda
July 27, 2020, 9:09 PM

Rep. John Lewis lies in state at Capitol Rotunda

Memorials for the late congressman and civil rights leader were held in Alabama, Georgia and Washington, D.C.
July 27, 2020, 9:09 PM
Rep. John Lewis lies in state at Capitol Rotunda
July 27, 2020, 7:32 PM

Late Rep. John Lewis arrives at US Capitol to lie in state

The civil rights icon is being honored in a private ceremony in the Rotunda, followed by a public viewing through Tuesday.
July 27, 2020, 7:32 PM
Late Rep. John Lewis arrives at US Capitol to lie in state
July 27, 2020, 5:03 PM

Rep. John Lewis taken across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma

Lewis was hit in the head with a billy club at a march on the bridge in 1965.
July 27, 2020, 5:03 PM
Rep. John Lewis taken across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma
July 27, 2020, 4:22 PM

Erika Alexander on honoring Rep. John Lewis' legacy with documentary: 'I'm trying to do my part'

Alexander is one of the producers of the new documentary, "John Lewis: Good Trouble."
July 27, 2020, 4:22 PM
Producer of John Lewis documentary talks about honoring the congressman's legacy
July 27, 2020, 3:04 PM

6-day celebration of life for Rep. John Lewis continues Monday

Six days of funeral services for the late Rep. John Lewis -- who died July 17, after a months-long battle with pancreatic cancer -- began on Saturday.
July 27, 2020, 3:04 PM
6-day celebration of life for Rep. John Lewis continues Monday
July 27, 2020, 12:11 PM

Final goodbye for John Lewis in Alabama

The congressman's body will lie in state this afternoon after a weekend of events celebrating his life and legacy. ABC's Alex Presha reports.
July 27, 2020, 12:11 PM
Final goodbye for John Lewis in Alabama
July 27, 2020, 11:50 AM

John Lewis lies in state in Alabama

The late Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, as part of a six-day celebration of life.
July 27, 2020, 11:50 AM
John Lewis lies in state in Alabama
July 27, 2020, 12:08 AM

Horse-drawn caisson carries late Rep. John Lewis through Selma

The civil rights icon made his final crossing on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
July 27, 2020, 12:08 AM
Horse-drawn caisson carries late Rep. John Lewis through Selma
July 26, 2020, 9:58 PM

Video shows John Lewis dancing at a rally in 2018

Rep. John Lewis is seen dancing to Pharrell's "Happy" at a 2018 Stacey Abrams rally in Decatur, Georgia.
July 26, 2020, 9:58 PM
Video shows John Lewis dancing at a rally in 2018
July 26, 2020, 9:31 PM

Rep. John Lewis honored in his home state of Alabama

The late congressman was honored in Selma, kicking off a week-long celebration of his many years of service and civil rights activism.
July 26, 2020, 9:31 PM
Rep. John Lewis honored in his home state of Alabama
July 26, 2020, 9:29 PM

Family, friends gather at Brown Chapel for Rep. John Lewis service

Sunday's march from Brown Chapel to the Edmund Pettus Bridge is titled "#Good Trouble: Courage, Sacrifice & the Long March for Freedom."
July 26, 2020, 9:29 PM
Family, friends gather at Brown Chapel for Rep. John Lewis service
July 26, 2020, 9:29 PM

Rep. John Lewis makes final crossing of Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma

Hundreds of mourners watched the procession escorting the congressman's casket across the 1,284-foot bridge.
July 26, 2020, 9:29 PM
Rep. John Lewis makes final crossing of Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma
July 26, 2020, 9:28 PM

Remembering John Lewis ahead of Selma memorial service

ABC News' White House Correspondent Rachel Scott reports from the Edmund Pettis Bridge ahead of a memorial service to late Georgia Rep. John Lewis on "This Week."
July 26, 2020, 9:28 PM
Remembering John Lewis ahead of Selma memorial service
July 26, 2020, 1:43 PM

'The Boy from Troy': Funeral services begin for the late Rep. John Lewis

The life of Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon and longtime congressman, will be celebrated for six days.
July 26, 2020, 1:43 PM
The late Rep. John Lewis remembered in his hometown
July 26, 2020, 4:22 AM

Tributes for late Congressman John Lewis underway in Alabama

The civil rights leader lies in repose at his alma mater, Troy University.
July 26, 2020, 4:22 AM
Tributes for late Congressman John Lewis underway in Alabama
July 26, 2020, 1:20 AM

Memorials for the late Rep. John Lewis begin

The first of six days of funeral services for "The Boy from Troy" started on Saturday in his hometown Troy, Alabama.
July 26, 2020, 1:20 AM
Memorials for the late Rep. John Lewis begin
July 25, 2020, 8:15 PM

Weeklong celebration for Rep. John Lewis begins in Troy

The civil rights icon traveled from Atlanta to his hometown of Troy and will cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma one last time before reposing at various locations, including the U.S. Capitol.
July 25, 2020, 8:15 PM
Weeklong celebration for Rep. John Lewis begins in Troy
July 25, 2020, 2:50 PM

John Lewis’ casket leaves funeral home

Rep. John Lewis' casket left Willie Watkins Funeral Home in Atlanta, Georgia, around 6 a.m. Saturday.
July 25, 2020, 2:50 PM
John Lewis’ casket leaves funeral home
July 24, 2020, 6:01 PM

The two versions of John Lewis' March on Washington speech reveal the complexity of a young leader

John Lewis' March on Washington Speech was toned down from his original draft. Here are some passages that were changed with analysis from historian Angus Johnston.
July 24, 2020, 6:01 PM
John Lewis' March on Washington speech edits show complexity as a young leader
July 24, 2020, 3:32 PM

John Lewis to be laid to rest

The former congressman will lie in state at the Capitol next week.
July 24, 2020, 3:32 PM
John Lewis to be laid to rest
July 23, 2020, 4:03 AM

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.
July 23, 2020, 4:03 AM
Congress honors late civil rights icon John Lewis
July 21, 2020, 1:20 PM

House holds emotional moment of silence to honor John Lewis

The House honored the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., with an emotional moment of silence on the House floor Monday.
July 21, 2020, 1:20 PM
House holds emotional moment of silence for John Lewis
July 21, 2020, 6:54 AM

The legacy of Rep. John Lewis: House colleagues, activists honor Civil Rights icon

The congressman from Georgia, who marched with Dr. King and helped shape modern history, died at age 80. In his decades of public service, Lewis was known for making what he called "good trouble."
July 21, 2020, 6:54 AM
The legacy of Rep. John Lewis: House colleagues, activists honor Civil Rights icon
July 21, 2020, 4:15 AM

Rep. Maxine Waters remembers John Lewis

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., discusses the life and legacy of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, the response to the coronavirus in California, and stimulus efforts in Congress.
July 21, 2020, 4:15 AM
Rep. Maxine Waters remembers John Lewis
July 21, 2020, 4:12 AM

John Lewis in his own words

Remembering the life and legacy of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis and his decades of leadership from the civil rights movement through his time in Congress.
July 21, 2020, 4:12 AM
John Lewis in his own words
July 21, 2020, 12:29 AM

Remembering John Lewis

The Georgia congressman and civil rights figure died at 80 after battling pancreatic cancer. He represented Georgia’s 5th district, which includes most of Atlanta, since taking office in 1987.
July 21, 2020, 12:29 AM
Remembering John Lewis
July 20, 2020, 9:37 PM

Georgia Dems choose state chair to replace Lewis on ballot

Georgia Democrats have selected state Sen. Nikema Williams, chair of the state party, to replace Rep. John Lewis on the ballot in November
July 20, 2020, 9:37 PM
Over 100 apply to replace Rep. Lewis on November ballot
July 20, 2020, 7:20 PM

To honor John Lewis' legacy, need to pass voting rights act: Rep. Karen Bass

Reps. Karen Bass, D-Calif., and Val Demings, D-Fla., appeared on ABC's "This Week" to talk about Rep. John Lewis' life and legacy. He died Friday.
July 20, 2020, 7:20 PM
To honor John Lewis' legacy, need to pass voting rights act: Rep. Karen Bass
July 20, 2020, 12:44 PM

Tributes pour in for Congressman John Lewis

The Georgia congressman and legendary civil rights leader died at the age of 80 after spending his life at the forefront of the battle for equality.
July 20, 2020, 12:44 PM
Tributes pour in for Congressman John Lewis
July 20, 2020, 10:36 AM

Atlanta lowering flags indefinitely to honor Rep. John Lewis

Atlanta is lowering flags to half-staff indefinitely to honor Rep. John Lewis, who represented the city for more than 30 years in Congress before his death
July 20, 2020, 10:36 AM
Atlanta lowering flags indefinitely to honor Rep. John Lewis