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A comic book once inspired Congressman John Lewis to learn about the early days of the civil rights movement and engage in activism himself. Now, a new generation of readers is learning about civil rights history through Lewis’ own comics series. We share an excerpt of a recent conversation Kojo had with Lewis and his collaborator on the “March” series with a group of young readers at the Library of Congress.
- Andrew Aydin Digital Director and Policy Advisor to Rep. John Lewis; Co-Author, "March"; @andrewaydin
- John Lewis Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D- GA); @repjohnlewis
Watch the full conversation
Kojo Nnamdi discusses the graphic novel series “March” with collaborators John Lewis and Andrew Aydin at the Library of Congress Young Readers Center (February 14, 2017)
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