U.S. Representative John Lewis Addresses 2015 Fellows in Atlanta

April 26, 2016

On July 31, 2015, U.S. Representative John Lewis spoke to the participants of the inaugural John Lewis Fellowship Program at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The speech marked the conclusion of the 2015 program. Honoring civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis, the program brought together 20 American and 10 European university students and recent graduates to examine American racial issues, immigration and Native American issues. 

The Fellows attended discussions with renowned scholars and activists at The Center, leaders such as historian David Levering Lewis, former Mayor Shirley Franklin, and civil rights activist C.T. Vivian. Housed in the groundbreaking Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Fellows were able to draw on the immense resources of The Center and contribute to its extensive and innovative outreach initiatives.  

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