Sandhya Dirks http://kpcw.org en Graphic Novel Depicts John Lewis' 'March' Toward Justice http://kpcw.org/post/graphic-novel-depicts-john-lewis-march-toward-justice John Lewis is the only person to have spoken at the 1963 March on Washington who is still alive. He was just 23 years old when he addressed the crowd of more than 200,000 at the Lincoln Memorial 50 years ago.<p>Lewis is a pillar of the civil rights movement. The son of sharecroppers in rural Alabama, he went on to become the president of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and then eventually, a U.S. Congressman from Georgia.<p>His story has been told before in documentaries and books, but now he's putting his life story into the form of a graphic novel, <em>March</em>. Sat, 31 Aug 2013 08:57:00 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 3641 at http://kpcw.org Graphic Novel Depicts John Lewis' 'March' Toward Justice Filner's Exit Isn't The End Of San Diego's Mayoral Mayhem http://kpcw.org/post/filners-exit-isnt-end-san-diegos-mayoral-mayhem On Friday, the embattled mayor of San Diego officially steps down. Allegations of sexual harassment against Bob Filner have rocked the eighth-largest American city, which now has to pick up the pieces and elect a new mayor.<p>The announcement last week that Filner would leave office was greeted with cheers, boos and a flurry of activity from the press — but it all went quiet when the soon-to-be ex-mayor emerged from a swell of bodyguards to speak at the podium.<p>"I take responsibility for putting the city through a very bad time," Filner said. "Again, I apologize to all of you. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 07:01:00 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 3606 at http://kpcw.org Filner's Exit Isn't The End Of San Diego's Mayoral Mayhem