Posted February 19, 2015 by Editorial Staff in Photo
 
 

[PHOTOS] Civil Rights Movement Legend Congressman John Lewis Visits San Francisco, Co-Authors Graphic Novel

San Francisco State University
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Event: Meet the Authors: Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Location: San Francisco State University

Congressman John Lewis was joined by Co-Author Andrew Aydin to discuss March: Book Two, their graphic novel for young people. Representative Lewis is the only surviving “Big Six” leader of the American Civil Rights movement and is a member of the Democratic leadership of the House of Representatives.

Hosted by Mo’ MAGIC, Google, Mayor’s Office, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco State University – Department of Ethnic Studies and Associated Student Union. SFCiti/Ron Conway Family Foundation,

Sponsored by: Timothy Simon and Kimberly Brandon, Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco, Sheryl Davis, Julius Turman, Mary Ann Jones, Sara Williams, Shonda Scott, Susan Christian, Theo Ellington, Theodore Miller, Tiffany Wheeler, Devi Zinzuvadia, Jewish Community High School of the Bay

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REVIEW: As a must-read monument, Rep. John Lewis’s ‘March: Book Two’ illuminates the harrowing crucible of civil-rights heroism – Washington Post
Graphic Novel Depicts John Lewis’ ‘March’ Toward Justice – NPR
Civil rights leader teaches non-violent protest values in graphic novels – ABC 7 News

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