Rep. John Lewis

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According to WSBTV, the family of the late John Lewis have released a calendar over events to celebrate the life of the great congressman and civil rights leader. Lewis died after a long battler with  Stage IV pancreatic cancer.  Some events will be live-streamed and folks participating from home are encouraged to tie a blue or purple ribbon on their front doors commemorate his life. If you would like to upload photos, videos, or content remembering John Lewis, click here

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Check out the events below:

Saturday, July 25 – Troy, Ala and Selma, Ala

A Service Celebrating “The Boy from Troy”

Trojan Arena, Troy University

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. CT

This is is open to the public, but seats are limited due to social distancing requirements

 

Rep. Lewis Lies in Repose

Trojan Arena, Troy University

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. CT

Open to the public. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

 

Selma Honors Congressman John Robert Lewis: 1940-2020

Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church

6 p.m. – 8 p.m. CT

Attendees must wear face masks

 

Rep. Lewis Lies in Repose

Brown Chapel A.ME. Church

8 p.m. – 11 p.m. CT

Open to the public, Attendees must wear face masks

Sunday, July 26 – Selma, Ala and Montgomery, Ala

The Final Crossing

Edmund Pettus Bridge

10 a.m. CT

Attendees must wear face masks

Receiving Ceremony

Alabama State Capitol

Front Entrance Hall State Capitol

2 p.m – 2:15 p.m. CT

Rep. John Lewis Lies in State

Alabama State Capitol

3 p.m. – 7 p.m. CT

Open to the public. Attendees must wear face masks

 

Monday, July 27 & Tuesday, July 28 – Washington, DC

Special Ceremony

Rotunda, United States Capitol

Mon., July 27, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Rep. John Lewis Lies in State

United States Capitol

Mon., July 27, 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Tues., July 28, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Masks are required for public viewing

 

Wednesday, July 29 – Atlanta 

Special Ceremony

Rotunda, Georgia State Capitol

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Rep. John Lewis Lies in State

Rotunda, Georgia State Capitol

3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

8 p.m. – 8 a.m.

Open to the public. Face masks are required.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Omega Service

Rotunda, Georgia State Capitol

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Face masks are required.

 

Thursday, July 30

A Celebration of Life

Ebenezer Baptist Church Horizon Sanctuary

11 a.m.

All Attendees must wear face masks

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John Lewis Family Announce A Series Of Ceremonies To Celebrate His Life  was originally published on hotspotatl.com