Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights icon who helped organize the 1963 March on Washington and served in Congress for decades, has died, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Congressional Black Caucus said on Friday. Lewis was 80 years old. ๐Ÿ’” #RestInPeace

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In the wake of George Floyd’s killing and the resulting worldwide protests against police brutality, Sesame Street is doing what they do bestโ€”having a necessary, difficult conversation with kids about what’s going on in the world. #HumanRights

 

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On this day in 2011, Samโ€™s Civil Rights anthem โ€œA Change Is Gonna Come” was ranked #12 on Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time.โ€ #MusicNews

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On September 15, 1963 white supremacist terrorists bombed the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. More than 20 people were injured. Four little girls were killed and one survived. We honor their memories and names, today: Denise McNair (11), Cynthia Wesley (14), Carol Robertson (14), and Addie Mae Collins (14) were killed. Addie Mae’s sister, Sarah Collins Rudolph was 12 at the time and survived.#HumanRights

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