Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., center right, speaks about freedom at an event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Howard University to commemorate the 150th anniversary

 

              Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., center right, speaks about freedom at an event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Howard University to commemorate the 150th anniversary
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., center right, speaks about freedom at an event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Howard University to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)