Congressman John Lewis

July 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin: John Lewis ‘Never Wavered for One Minute in His Beliefs in Nonviolence’

MyMCMedia spoke to Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) about the legacy of civil rights icon and former Rep. John Lewis (D-GA). Raskin said Lewis “never wavered for one minute in his beliefs in nonviolence.” “His message was not one of revenge, it was not vindictive, it was about transformation and us being in an interracial process together […]

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July 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Delegate Wilkins Inspired by ‘Moral Courage’ of John Lewis

State Del. Jheanelle Wilkins, who represents Maryland’s 20th District, spoke to MyMCMedia about the passing of Congressman John Lewis. Here’s what she had to say about the civil rights icon.

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February 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

John Lewis Receives Well Wishes from Richard Montgomery Student Leaders

Student leaders involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program (JSLP) have nothing but respect for the civil rights icon John Lewis. In March 2019, Jerome Price, the faculty coordinator and founder of JSLP, took his student leaders on a field trip to the U.S. Capitol to meet with U.S. Rep. Lewis (D-Ga.). […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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August 27, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Thousands March for Voting Rights and Job Equality (Video)

Civil rights leaders, celebrities and marchers from across the country have been commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in the nation’s capital. The initial events started on August 24 with organizations to include the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Action Network, and National Association […]

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