Helmon Johnson speaks of the work the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Thursday morning in front of the courthouse. The program was sponsored by the NAACP.
Despite the heat, a crowd was on hand Thursday outside the courthouse for the local memorial service of the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., who died July 17 from pancreatic cancer.
While the services for the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., were being broadcast live on the national news, members of Marion County NAACP held their own service to honor the civil rights leader Thursday in front of the Marion County Courthouse.
“We did not have a chance to go to D.C. or Alabama or Georgia, but we are having a memorial and celebration right here at Marion County, Mi...
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