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Pa Kent, War Criminal
Such as with Lois Lane, talking to jailed Freedom Riders, including John Lewis who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia's 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death in 2020 and who, as a young man, was a prominent civil rights activist and who led the first of three Selma to[...]
Celeste Sings In Many-Animated-Styles John Lewis Christmas 2020 Ad
The John Lewis Christmas 2020 ad just landed, lifting hearts across the nation But who are the different animators or animation studios, and which section did they create? And where can you find more of their work? Well, I knew a coup,e and found the rest… Chris Hopewell for John Lewis Christmas ad 2020. Chris Hopewell is[...]
John Lewis Has A Multi-Animated Christmas TV Ad To Support Many
Live-action, stop-motion plasticine, hand-drawn and CGI, the new John Lewis Christmas ad has just dropped which, for the UK, is the official sign that Christmas season is upon us – that and being stuck in the Tesco Delivery Saver queue of course (one-and-a-half hours and counting) Rather than having the focus on a single act[...]
Minecraft Announces Release Date Of First Free “Good Trouble” Lesson
In the lesson, students will meet Civil Rights Leader and US Congressman John Lewis and learn about his philosophy and the story of his life They'll also go around the world and through history to meet leaders of social justice movements We have more info on the first episode below. Using the game to learn about[...]
DC Rocks The Vote In This Week's Comics
Written by co-writer of the late Representative John Lewis' March series, Andrew Aydin and drawn by Milestone founder Denys Cowan, New Mutants artist Bill Sienkiewicz and Chris Sotomayor with letters from Josh Reed. DC Rocks The Vote In This Week's Comics With Representative John Lewis The comic looks at the history of democracy in the USA – as opposed[...]
Giveaway: Movie Codes For John Lewis: Good Trouble
Would you like to own a copy of the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, which chronicles the life and legacy of Rep John Lewis? The powerful documentary on the life of the late politician came out this year, directed by Dawn Porter who examines the entire life of Lewis as he grew up dealing with[...]
Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles Revisionist US History
Oliver then cut away to a clip of Fox News host Tucker Carlson chastising former President Barack Obama about "politicizing" his eulogy to the late Congressman and civil-rights leader John Lewis at his funeral Obama's eulogy spoke about abolishing the filibuster and possibly expand voting rights to help preserve Lewis' legacy. "With so many people[...]
Birth. Conspire. Be Upset: Some Thoughts On March
March, the collection of three OGNs by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell about Congressman John Lewis' experiences during the Civil Rights Movement of the 60s feels uncomfortably relevant to America today. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ The cover[...]
Paramount Offering Selma Rentals For Free Through End Of June
The film was initially released in 2014, and it is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, Martin Luther King Jr., and John Lewis It starred David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo, Andre Holland, Tessa Thompson, Giovanni Ribisi, Stephan James, Wendell Pierce, Common, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tim Roth, Oprah Winfrey, and[...]
An image of The Joker holding aloft a playing card with a picture of Donald Trump's face on it.
You may remember that we reported on Mark Hammill reading out Donald Trump's Meryl Streep tweets in his trademarked Joker voice … well he's at it again. A Very Special Message in Honor of Martin Luther King Day #Compassion #Tolerance #Empathy #Respect — Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) January 16, 2017 This time Hammill's attentions veered[...]
John Lewis's March Wins National Book Award (#NBAwards) For Young People's Literature
Shocking the world by proving that comics are actually literature, March, the comic by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell has won the Young People's Literature category at the National Book Awards tonight Published by Top Shelf, the book tells the story of Lewis's own life and involvement in the Civil Rights Movement,[...]
Congressman John Lewis' March Series Concludes In August
It seems appropriate that Top Shelf announced the third and final segment in Congressman John Lewis' autobiographical series March The award winning series tells of Lewis' time in the Civil Rights Movement with Dr Martin Luther King and the historical march on Selma. A book like this is important to remind us not only how far[...]
What If Luc Besson Had Made This Year's John Lewis Christmas Ad?
The John Lewis Christmas ad has taken over British media, with my favourite reaction being the Guardian's Moon Hitler analysis though they a;sp go on to say what it's really about. But within hours of airing, the parodies were there… including this mashup with the movie Leon… can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: John Lewis[...]
John Lewis Remakes Oasis' Half The World Away For Christmas Ad To Set Britain A-Blubbing
Ladies and gentlemen, the John Lewis Christmas ad for 2015, featuring Oasis' Half The World Away recorded by Aurora. And a few from previous years in a similar style Get through this lot with a dry eye, and know that Santa must have taken your soul. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: John Lewis Ad[...]
Rep. John Lewis To Appear On MSNBC's Morning Joe To Talk March Vol 2
John Lewis, author of the Marchseries of graphic novels, detailing his experience of the Civil Rights movement, will be appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe show tomorrow morning to discuss the second volume, March: Book Two, released this week… Rep John Lewis, author of the Marchseries of graphic novels, detailing his experience of the Civil Rights[...]
MTV Broadcasts In Black And White To Talk About Race On MLK Day
John Lewis, who was part of Martin Luther King's inner circle during the events depicted in Selma. The recent graphic novels March from Top Shelf are based on the same event. The program will run for 12 hours in black and white, from 9 AM EST until 9 PM as part of MTV's #TheTalk an anti-bias campaign to get[...]
Oprah Pics Graphic Novel As One Of Six Books To Read This Spring
The Huffington Post and The Oprah Magazine posted their list of 6 Books You Should Read This Spring and there was a graphic novel in the mix. At number two was March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell This much celebrated book is the autobiographical tale of Congressman John Lewis and his[...]
Graphic Novel Becomes Required Reading At Two Universities
Michigan State University and Marquette University have both selected March: Book One as freshman required reading for 2014. The book by Senator John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell is the first of a trilogy showing the first-hand account of Senator Lewis' personal story as he struggled for civil and human rights The first book focuses on[...]
Top Shelf Donates Civil Rights Graphic Novel To Every Member Of Congress
John Lewis memoir March: Book One was already historical as the first graphic novel written by a member of congress, but its bestseller status (on both the New York Times and Washington Post bestseller list) prompted the re-release of the 1950's comic book Martin Luther King And The Montgomery Story, the civil rights book that[...]
March Book One To Receive Massive Media Coverage On Release
There has been considerable promotion and attention paid towards March Book One, the first volume in the graphic autobiography of Civil Rights pioneer John Lewis, to be published by Top Shelf Productions in August. But it's a pinprick compared with what's coming. To date, it has an announced back cover blurb from Bill Clinton – the first[...]