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Washington Informer to Honor Rep. John Lewis

4/9/2012, 10:01 a.m.

The Washington Informer presents "A Conversation with Civil Rights Icon and Congressman

John Lewis." The event takes place 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 19 at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave., in Southeast.

Congressman Lewis will discuss his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and '60s, its relevance to present day and where we are now as a culture.

The event will also feature, inspirational entertainment, a showing of the short documentary, "John Lewis - An American Hero," a discussion between Denise Rolark Barnes and Lewis, as well as presentation of the Washington Informer Humanitarian Award.

There will be a catered reception in THEARC Theatre Lobby from 6 p.m. -7 p.m.

To RSVP, email: RSVP@washingtoninformer.com