John Lewis public viewing at the Georgia Capitol, honored by Phi Beta Sigma (FULL LIVE STREAM)

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Published on 30 Jul 2020, 2:57
Rep. John Lewis will lie in state at the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta on July 29. Members of his fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma, will also host a special service at the Capitol. Atlanta is Lewis’s final resting place, with the day’s services themed as “Atlanta’s Servant Leader.”

The civil rights leader died on July 17 at the age of 80. Lewis spent his lifetime preaching nonviolence while enduring beatings and jailings during seminal front-line confrontations of the 1960s. He spent more than three decades in Congress defending the crucial gains he had helped achieve for people of color. Read more: wapo.st/2Cn5Jgs. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: wapo.st/2QOdcqK

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