This year's commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans will honor four giants of the civil rights movement who lost their lives in 2020, including the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis.
Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery was laid to rest following a private funeral ceremony in Atlanta Saturday morning.
Speaking publicly for the first time Tuesday, Cheryl Lowery opened up about the support her family has received since Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery passed away from natural causes with loved ones at his side Friday night.
According to family members, one of Atlanta’s most revered civil rights icons and a lightning rod for community activism has died at the age of 98.
People from around the country are remembering the civil right icon Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery after his passing.
Should the United States government compensate all African Americans who descended from slaves?