To air memorial service for civil rights icon live Thursday, July 30
The final service for the civil rights Icon before his interment will take place at the Ebenezer Baptist Church – once led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. – in Atlanta, the city which Lewis honorably represented for decades as a member of the House of Representatives. Lewis passed away July 17 at the age of 80.
Leading into the funeral service, Bounce will present “Celebrating Atlanta’s Freedom Fighters: Fathers of the Movement” (10 a.m.). Bounce is partnering with its Atlanta affiliate, WSB-TV, for this one-hour special that honors the lives and accomplishments of Lewis, Joseph Lowery and C.T. Vivian.