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of the civil rights movement (9), john lewis (9), martin luther king jr (8), that he had stage 4 pancreatic cancer and vowed to (7), voting rights (6)

John Lewis, Towering Figure of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 80

Images of his beating at Selma shocked the nation and led to swift passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. He was later called the conscience of the Congress.

Bill and Hillary Clinton on John Lewis death: 'We have lost a giant'

Former President Bill Clinton and former secretary of State Hillary Clinton marked the passing of Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) on Friday, calling him "a giant" and praising his lifelong fight for justice and equality.

John Lewis Went Against Donald Trump When Few Democrats Would

The congressman said that Trump was not a "legitimate" president — even before he was sworn in.

Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis Dies at 80

Civil Rights Movement icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) died Friday night at 80 after a bout with pancreatic cancer. | Politics

Congressman And Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Dead At Age 80

Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis has died at the age of 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Tributes pour in for civil rights icon and US Rep. John Lewis: 'We have lost a giant'

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., one of the nation’s most preeminent civil rights figures, died Friday night, according to reports. He was 80.

Praise for John Lewis Pours in From Nation’s Political Elite

Mr. Lewis, who died on Friday at 80, was instrumental in the historic struggle for racial equality in the United States. “He risked his life and his blood” for his country, former President Barack Obama said.

Still Marching on Washington, 50 Years Later

Representative John Lewis, the sole surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, is working on a new version of the Voting Rights Act.

Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, Dies At Age 80

The Georgia Democrat who helped organize the March on Washington and was called the "conscience of Congress," has died.

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