A FORMER Ku Klux Klan supporter who publicly apologized for years of violent racism, including the beating of a civil rights activist who went on to become a beloved Georgia congressman, has died. Elwin Wilson was 76.
His wife, Judy Wilson, said he died on Thursday at a hospital in South Carolina after a [...]
On behalf of everyone at Blog for Democracy, we extend our deepest sympathies to Congressman John Lewis, and the family and friends of his wife, Lillian Miles Lewis, who passed away at the age of 73.
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Lillian Miles Lewis, U.S. Rep. John Lewis’ wife, friend and [...]
When we think about the Civil Rights heroes of the 1960s most of us think about MLK, Rosa Parks, The Little Rock Nine and countless others. They are often said to have been “on the front lines” of the Movement. Yesterday, we lost a man who never left that front line. John Pierce simply known [...]
Senator Robert Brown’s funeral will be held at 1:00pm today, Wednesday, December 14th at Greater Zion Hill Baptist Church, 2656 Napier Ave., in Macon. Glover Memorial Mortuary has charge of arrangements. Rev. Joseph Lowery will speak at the service.