Kwanza Hall Wins 5th District Special ElectionHe Will Serve Remainder Of John Lewis' Term In Congress
Nikema Williams To Succeed Congressman John Lewis In 5th District WinDemocratic State Senator Nikema Williams won the race for U.S. Representative John Lewis’s seat, representing Georgia's 5th Congressional District.
Fifth Congressional District Special Election RunoffFormer Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall and Former Morehouse College President Robert Franklin will go to the runoff.
Special Election Held For John Lewis's Congressional SeatToday’s Special Election was more than special for some DeKalb County voters who voted for they believe should fill Representative John Lewis’s seat for the 5th Congressional District, a seat he held for more than 30 years before he died in July.
Celebration Of Life Held For Freedom Rider, Civil Rights Activist William HarbourFamily and friends gathered for a Celebration of Life Service at Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel in Atlanta on September 2, 2020, to remember Freedom Rider and civil rights activist Dr. William Harbour.
DeKalb Commissioner And Decatur Mayor Launch Task Force To Honor Congressman John LewisDeKalb Commissioner and Decatur Mayor launch task force to honor Congressman John Lewis .
A Final Farewell: Atlanta, Former Presidents Remember Rep. John LewisInside Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, family members, friends, and dignitaries bid their final farewells to civil rights legend Congressman John Lewis on July 30, 2020.
Obama Will Deliver Civil Rights Icon John Lewis’ EulogyFormer President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver a eulogy for civil rights icon John Lewis on Thursday at a memorial service before his body is laid to rest in Atlanta, according to sources familiar with the former presidents' plans.
Hundreds Pay Respects To Rep. John Lewis At Georgia State CapitolHundreds of mourners gathered at the Georgia State Capitol on June 29 2020, to pay respects to U.S. Representative John Lewis, as he lies in state in the Rotunda.
Special Election Will Be Held For John Lewis' Congressional SeatGovernor Brian Kemp announced Monday the date of the special election required for U.S. House of Representatives District 5, which became vacant with the death of Rep. John Lewis (D-5).
John Lewis Lies In State At US CapitolLewis' body will lie in state in the US Capitol Rotunda where an invitation-only arrival ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. ET on Monday
Honoring Rep. John Lewis: Celebration of Life Ceremonies To Begin Sat. July 25Celebration of Life Ceremonies honoring Congressman John Lewis will take place over six days, starting Saturday, July 25, 2020. His family released the details of the events, which include stops in Alabama in Troy, Selma and Montgomery, and in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia.
Georgia State Sen. Nikema Williams Will Replace John Lewis On November BallotThe Georgia Democratic Party chose State Sen. Nikema Williams to replace the late Rep. John Lewis on the ballot in November out of the 131 applications received.
Georgia Democrats Face Tight Deadline To Pick John Lewis' Replacement: 4:30 p.m.The death of US Rep. John Lewis on Friday has left Georgia's Democratic Party without a candidate in the 5th Congressional District -- and with a fast-approaching deadline to select his replacement on the ballot for the November general election.
Legendary Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Dead At 80John Lewis, who survived a brutal beating by police during the landmark 1965 march in Selma Alabama and became a towering figure of the civil rights movement and a longtime US congressman, has died after a six-month battle with cancer.