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"corey tindale" Discussed on AM Joy

AM Joy

05:58 min | 6 months ago

"corey tindale" Discussed on AM Joy

"Good morning and welcome to a. m. joy well, the country has just experienced an insurmountable back to back loss just hours after the death of Civil Rights Leader Minister and Lieutenant to Dr. Martin, Luther! King Junior Corey Tindale Ct. Vivian called the greatest pitcher to ever live by Dr King. The Great John Lewis Democratic Congressman from Georgia and an icon of the civil rights movement, followed his friend and civil rights. Into that good night. John Lewis who was eleven years younger than Dr. King, and a force unto himself, and who had been the lone remaining member of the big six, who spoke at the march on Washington was eighty years old. Louis died after a battle with stage four pancreatic cancer. Born to a family of sharecroppers Troy Alabama. John Lewis became an early leader in the student nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Where he worked to advance the rights of black people through nonviolent means and actively organized and participated in several lunch counter. Sit Ins to protest segregation throughout the south. Lewis played an integral role in several landmark moments of the civil rights movement, and was arrested or jailed at least forty times throughout the nineteen sixties, often putting his life on the line to progress the rights of black people in America. He was an original freedom writer in nineteen, sixty, one, a speaker at the historic march on Washington in nineteen, sixty three and gained prominence when he and hundreds of marchers were brutally beaten during the Selma to Montgomery marches on bloody Sunday. Gruesome images from that day sent shockwaves through the country and propelled the Civil Rights Movement to the forefront of American consciousness just eight days later President Lyndon B. Johnson introduced a bill to Congress. That would eventually become known as the landmark voting rights act of nineteen sixty five. Lewis went on to serve more than three decades in the united. States Congress and received the Presidential Medal of freedom from President Barack Obama in two thousand eleven. Since his passing, there has been an outpouring of praise from admirers and public officials, including the Clintons. The Congressional Black Caucus and president. Obama who affectionately wrote in a statement that Lewis love this country so much. that. He risked his life and his blood so that it might live up to its promise. Lewis became a powerful voice in the House Caucus, and was often called the conscience of the Congress. Never stopped making good trouble and fiercely fought for equality and justice until his very last day. MSNBC's Jeff Bennett has a look back on his remarkable journey. Congressman John, Lewis was often called the conscience of Congress known as a moral leader who commanded respect from Democrats and Republicans. Scene is one of the last unifying forces in national politics. Lewis was one of ten children born to sharecroppers rural Alabama in nineteen forty, he grew up on his family's farm and attended segregated public schools. Lewis said he was inspired as a young boy by the activism, surrounding the Montgomery Bus Boycott and sermons by the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Junior, which he heard on the Radio Memphis fear, it moves us to. We have a right tomorrow night in at time we want to Mar.. All of it's spurring him to become part of the civil rights movement. Organizing sit in demonstrations at segregated lunch counters in Nashville, Tennessee in nineteen, sixty, one joining in the freedom rides, which challenged segregation at Inter, state bus terminals across the South I was not concerned about making history. I just wanted to change. While still in his twenties John Lewis became a nationally recognized leader grew. In a movement except away allow. The wave peace deal nonviolence. dewitt forgiveness by nineteen, sixty three, he was dubbed one of the big six leaders of the Civil Rights Movement at the age of twenty three. He was an architect of and a keynote speaker at the historic march on Washington. But, it was in one, thousand, nine, hundred, sixty five, when Louis helped spearhead one of the most seminal moments of the civil rights movement, he led more than six hundred peaceful protesters against the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. Alabama marching in support of voting rights, the group brutally beaten by Alabama State troopers in what became known as bloody Sunday a laws consciousness. Fifty years later don't recall. How made it back across that bridge? To the Little Church that we love from news broadcasts and photographs of the cruelty, helping to hasten the passage of the voting rights act of nineteen, sixty five, and we would talk never to become better. Never to hate John Lewis Activism continued in Congress. We have laws, hundreds and thousands of innocent people to gun violence in two thousand sixteen after a mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub killed forty nine people. Lewis led House. Sit in trying to force a vote on gun legislation. John Lewis often spoke of the good trouble. He calls in the nineteen sixties, and in the political fight, since invoking the moral courage that fueled his lifelong fight for civil rights. When you see something that is not right. Not just not fair ever mall obligation to set something do something. Jeff Bennett NBC News Washington. By phone, civil rights, leader and former UN ambassador Andrew Young and Ambassador Young I. Just want to give you a moment to talk about John. Lewis and what he meant to you what he meant to the movement. John Lewis was. One of the saints. I.

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Remembering civil rights icons C.T. Vivian and John Lewis

AM Joy

00:39 sec | 6 months ago

Remembering civil rights icons C.T. Vivian and John Lewis

"Just hours after the death of Civil Rights Leader Minister and Lieutenant to Dr. Martin, Luther! King Junior Corey Tindale Ct. Vivian called the greatest pitcher to ever live by Dr King. The Great John Lewis Democratic Congressman from Georgia and an icon of the civil rights movement, followed his friend and civil rights. Into that good night. John Lewis who was eleven years younger than Dr. King, and a force unto himself, and who had been the lone remaining member of the big six, who spoke at the march on Washington was eighty years old. Louis died after a battle with stage four pancreatic cancer.

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