President Barack Obama, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and the first family lead a march toward the Edmund Pettus bridge, 50 years to the day after "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Ala., March 7, 2015. In an address, Obama rejected the notion that race relations have not improved in the years since - as well as the notion that racism has been defeated.
NORTH ADAMS — "He's one of the most iconic figures of the civil rights movement."That's how Dennis Powell, the president of the Berkshire County branch of the NAACP, described Georgia Rep. John Lewis.
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