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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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July 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County, State Officials Mourn The Passing of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Many Montgomery County and Maryland officials tweeted their remorse over the July 17 death of Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), who was known for his decades of work in civil rights and voter registration. Gov. Larry Hogan said the U.S. and Maryland flags will be lowered to half staff in honor of Lewis’ life and legacy. […]

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