The birthplace of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis now bears a historic marker, recognizing the significance that this tract of land off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy had on the Civil Rights icon’s life and legacy.
Unveiled during a special ceremony on Saturday, the marker was a project of The John R….
At the newly named John Roberts Lewis Hall, a portrait of the civil rights leader gazes upon Troy University students as they enter the academic building.
TROY graduate Karvarus Moore had the honor of painting the portrait that will be ingrained in Troy University’s history.
Moore is a Montgomery, Alabama native who graduated from Booker…
A gentle breeze blew a cascade of autumn leaves through the air just as Rep. John Lewis’ nephew talked about the importance of “good trouble.”
On a day where hundreds gathered in the legendary civil rights icon’s home county to celebrate the naming of an academic building in his honor, it was as if the…