nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor3|||Watch: In Selma, A ‘Final Crossing’ For John Lewis Across The Edmund Pettus Bridge||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||In 1965, John Lewis was nearly killed as he led a group of protesters across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to protest racial disciminration in voting. Today, he will cross that bridge one last time.


Watch: In Selma, A 'Final Crossing' For John Lewis Across The Edmund Pettus Bridge

A hearse carrying the casket of the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., drives over the Edmund Pettus Bridge on July 25, 2020.

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Watch: In Selma, A ‘Final Crossing’ For John Lewis Across The Edmund Pettus Bridge



In 1965, John Lewis was nearly killed as he led a group of protesters across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to protest racial disciminration in voting. Today, he will cross that bridge one last time.


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