Historic Brown Chapel AME Church

Congressman John Lewis’ Passing Leaves Void in Bridge Crossing Jubilee

From the West Alabama newsroom– Congressman John Lewis was a fixture at the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma. He used his influence — to support the effort to commemorate Bloody Sunday — and the Selma to Montgomery marches. Lewis rarely missed an opportunity to attend the Jubilee over the years. His iconic stature helped grow the event into one…

Historic Brown Chapel Church Hosts Services Honoring John Lewis

From the West Alabama Newsroom– People in Selma paid tribute to the life and legacy of Civil Rights icon — Congressman John Lewis. A private ceremony was held at the historic Brown Chapel AME Church. Selma native Congresswoman Terri Sewell shared her admiration for her colleague and mentor during the ceremony. “Can’t you hear him. We come to Selma one…