Remembering civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis | USA TODAY

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Arrested, jailed and beaten for challenging Jim Crow laws, Lewis became a national figure in his early 20s.

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Along with Martin Luther King Jr., he was an organizer of the March on Washington in 1963, a seminal moment in the Civil Rights Movement that led to the passage of voting rights for Blacks two years later.

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