Full Episode 7: “Sister Savior and More” | Extraordinary Acts of Courage | Oprah Winfrey Network

Three extraordinary acts of courage: When a little girl steps into traffic in Georgia, it’s her big sister, Anaiah Rucker, who jumps in front of an oncoming truck, taking the hit that saves her life. Then, two men leap down onto the subway tracks at Atlanta’s busy Five Point Station after a cancer patient falls … Read more Full Episode 7: “Sister Savior and More” | Extraordinary Acts of Courage | Oprah Winfrey Network

Atlanta Hawks Coach Lloyd Pierce: ‘I Don’t Want to Die Because I’m a Black Man’

“I was born a black man, and I know one day I’ll die a black man. But I don’t want to die because I’m a black man” #NBA head coach Lloyd Pierce tells us what #BlackLivesMatter means to him and how NBA coaches are creating change in their communities #WholeNewGame. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Atlanta Hawks Coach Lloyd Pierce: ‘I Don’t Want to Die Because I’m a Black Man’

‘John Lewis was exceptional’: Obama, Clinton & Bush pay tribute at funeral in Atlanta

Former US presidents Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton and House speaker Nancy Pelosi have delivered eulogies for congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis. Hailing him as founding father for ‘a fuller, fairer, better’ America, Obama praised Lewis’s influence on his own path to the presidency. Clinton said Lewis believed ‘none of us … Read more ‘John Lewis was exceptional’: Obama, Clinton & Bush pay tribute at funeral in Atlanta

John Lewis Laid to Rest in Historic Atlanta Cemetery

John Lewis was celebrated as an American hero during his funeral Thursday as former President Barack Obama and others called on people to follow Lewis’ example and fight injustice. He was finally laid to rest at the historic South-View cemetery, a burial site of former slaves and their children. Three former presidents joined in the … Read more John Lewis Laid to Rest in Historic Atlanta Cemetery

Rep. Lewis praised by 3 presidents at funeral

Former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were among those who spoke passionately about late civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis at his funeral in a historic Atlanta church Thursday. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Rep. Lewis praised by 3 presidents at funeral

Barack Obama’s full eulogy at John Lewis’s funeral

Former president Barack Obama memorialized Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) at his funeral on July 30 in Atlanta. Read more: https://wapo.st/3ggYcyx. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Rep. John Lewis is laid to rest at South View Cemetery

Following Representative John Lewis’s funeral at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the congressman’s body is laid to rest at South View Cemetery. Lewis, who was first elected in 1986 to represent Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives, died on July 17 at age 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings … Read more Rep. John Lewis is laid to rest at South View Cemetery

Former president George W. Bush says US ‘better, nobler country’ because of John Lewis

John Lewis was mourned, revered and celebrated as an American hero. Three former presidents joined in the eulogies after nearly a week of mourning that took him from his birthplace in Alabama to the nation’s capital of Washington to his final resting place in his home of Atlanta. “He always believed in preaching the Gospel … Read more Former president George W. Bush says US ‘better, nobler country’ because of John Lewis

LIVE: Barack Obama Eulogizes Civil Rights Icon John Lewis at Atlanta Funeral

(July 30) John Lewis was mourned, revered and celebrated as an American hero on Thursday at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, a sacred place for many of those who helped to shape civil rights history. Three former presidents joined in the eulogies after nearly a week of mourning that took him from his birthplace in Alabama … Read more LIVE: Barack Obama Eulogizes Civil Rights Icon John Lewis at Atlanta Funeral

Nancy Pelosi on John Lewis: ‘we he spoke, we listened’

Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, held back tears as she delivered an emotional remembrance of John Lewis at his funeral in Atlanta. Pelosi said: ‘We come with a flag flown over the Capitol the night that John passed. When this flag flew there…it waved goodbye to John. Our friend, our mentor, our colleague. This … Read more Nancy Pelosi on John Lewis: ‘we he spoke, we listened’

Funeral for Representative John Lewis Begins at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church

“Only John Lewis could compel three living American presidents to come to this house of God to celebrate his life.” Ebenezer Baptist Church Pastor Raphael Warnock introduces former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama at the funeral for Rep. John Lewis

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

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

Braves’ Nick Markakis rejoining the team after initial opt-out decision, per report | CBS Sports HQ

Veteran Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis has reversed his opt out decision. Markakis will be rejoining the team despite opting out of the 2020 MLB season earlier this month, according to The Athletic’s David O’Brien. The timeline for his return to the lineup is not yet known, but he will soon be moved off the … Read more Braves’ Nick Markakis rejoining the team after initial opt-out decision, per report | CBS Sports HQ

John Lewis’ Casket Arrives in Georgia Ahead of Funeral on Thursday

The plane carrying the body of Rep. John Lewis has arrived at Dobbins Air Force base in Marietta, Georgia. Lewis will lie in repose at the Georgia capitol in his hometown of Atlanta in one of the last memorial services for the late Democratic congressman before he is buried. Members of the public will be … Read more John Lewis’ Casket Arrives in Georgia Ahead of Funeral on Thursday