Complete Coverage of the Life of Rep. John Lewis from Alabama News Network

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Alabama News Network is covering the life and work of Rep. John Lewis. He died Friday, July 17 at the age of 80.

His service is being remembered across Alabama.  Here is a complete look at recent stories we have on him. We will be adding to this list in the coming days:

 

EVENTS:

List of local events to remember Rep. John Lewis
Troy University service with family speaking
Selma memorial service
Body of Rep. John Lewis crosses the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma
Montgomery vigil for Rep. John Lewis

 

THE LIFE OF JOHN LEWIS:

Details of his life and death at the age of 80
Timeline of his life
Bus ticket from Dr. Martin Luther King starts lifetime of civil rights service for Rep. John Lewis
Bloody Sunday in 1965 shaped life of Rep. John Lewis

 

HOW REP. JOHN LEWIS IS REMEMBERED:

Youngest sister of Rep.  John Lewis speaks to Alabama News Network about her brother
Selma residents react to the news of his death
Gov. Kay Ivey orders flags to be flown at half-staff
Statement from Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed
Former Montgomery Police Chief had a special bond with Rep. John Lewis

 

ISSUES THAT LIE AHEAD:

Some in Selma oppose renaming Edmund Pettus Bridge in memory of Rep. John Lewis
Democrats in Congress want to honor Lewis with action on voting rights
Death of Lewis leaves void in Selma’s Bridge Crossing Jubilee

Stay with Alabama News Network for more coverage of how Rep. John Lewis is remembered.

 

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