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John Lewis

Congressman John Lewis Talks History & Hope at the Calvary Presbyterian Church

Congressman John Lewis talked about history, freedom and the hope for the future at the Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco on Saturday Sept. 20. Lewis introduced, “March Book One,” a graphic novel that will [...]
(L to R) Former Mayor of Berkeley Gus Newport, John Taylor, Jr., and Post Publisher Paul Cobb. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

Local Resident John Taylor Faced Mob Violence in 1961 Freedom Rides

In the historical Freedom Rides of 1961 that challenged the status quo of Jim Crow segregation laws in the South, John Charles Taylor Jr. was one of the few students from the Bay Area who [...]