Tag: John Lewis

Congressman Lewis To Receive Top NAACP Award

The NAACP announced this year’s Chairman Award will go to Congressman John Lewis. Congressman Lewis will receive the honor during the February 22 NAACP Image Awards. NAACP Chairman Leon Russell hailed Lewis as a “modern hero in American history” who has “dedicated his life to protecting our constitutional rights, fighting injustice and speaking truth to

Two Georgians (John Lewis and RuPaul) Crack Time Magazine World’s Most Influential List

Truly we have achieved peak….something…when Congressman John Lewis and RuPaul are considered 1/50th of the world’s 100 most influential people. Writing in Time, Sen. Cory Booker said of Lewis: In the 1960s, Lewis was one of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders, and today he is the last remaining person alive who spoke at the March on