Members of the group were harassed, beaten, and arrested. Upload or insert images from URL. It was LIBERAL IDIOTS (and ALL liberals are IDIOTS) who called for Franken's resignation! The only quotes I ever saw by him are things like this:  "They were shouting, sort of harassing. John L. Lewis, in full John Llewellyn Lewis, (born February 12, 1880, near Lucas, Iowa, U.S.—died June 11, 1969, Washington, D.C.), American labour leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America (1920–60) and chief founder and first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO; 1936–40).. It should be the Hate Whitey Caucus. Why is it that you lie ALL the time, old woman? So did Al Franken! Throughout his life Lewis was a keen and active natural historian. He was brought up by an aunt, Miss Ann Speed. Lewis became the chairman of SNCC in 1963, and came to be known as one of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders that organized the 28 August 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Paste as plain text instead, × But the Capital Police stated that they never made an arrest. That’s why …   Your link has been automatically embedded.

The brand sells general merchandise as part of the employee-owned mutual organization known as the John Lewis Partnership, the largest co-operative in the United Kingdom. It was a lot of downright hate and anger and people being downright mean." Upon his death, in accordance with his wishes he was buried at sea. Because he knew it was a lie. Now you're making Mirabeau a bit nostalgic. © Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305. It is the exposed tip of an undersea mountain.

Plus, not one police officer came forward to corroborate the claims of these Congressmen. Lewis closely followed the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and met both Rosa Parks and King in 1957 and 1958, respectively. The chain has promised since 1925 that it is "never knowingly undersold" … Remember, Lewis was the same congressman who a few years earlier compared Republicans to Nazis.   Pasted as rich text. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Someone who while insisting she heard the word, turned around and shielded him from anyone who actually wants to hear him make that claim directly. John L. Lewis, in full John Llewellyn Lewis, (born February 12, 1880, near Lucas, Iowa, U.S.—died June 11, 1969, Washington, D.C.), American labour leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America (1920–60) and chief founder and first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO; 1936–40).. John Robert Lewis, the last of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders, chairman of SNCC, and Georgia congressman, passed away on 17 July. You once more have demonstrated why California has the THIRD-LOWEST AVERAGE IQ of any state in the USA! All I ever saw ( http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/09/AR2010040903716.html ) were reports of a statement by Lewis' spokeswoman, Brenda Jones, claiming Lewis and his chief of staff (Michael Collins) repeatedly heard the N-word. Race Mongers. And guess what, apparently even Lewis never actually said he heard the tea party protestors shouting racial slurs. Born 21 February 1940 in rural Troy, Alabama, to sharecropper parents, Lewis was first inspired to fight against racial segregation after hearing Martin Luther King, Jr. on the radio in 1955. They had three children, John (1924-1932), Jill (1927-1968) and Edward (1929-?). John Lewis (1678-1782) John Lewis was descended from Huguenots who emigrated from France to Ireland in 1685 (at the revocation of the Edict of Nantes). NOT A ONE. Spedan Lewis resigned as chairman in 1955, and was known within the company from that point on as "The Founder". He completed the move towards employee-ownership in 1950, with the transfer of control to the employees. July 18 in No Holds Barred Political Forum.

He's refused. He transferred control of the company to the employees in 1950 and resigned as chairman in 1955. If ANYONE who ever listened to John Lewis came away with the conclusion that he had more than a room-temperature IQ, then that person does not know the meaning of intelligence. The publicized attacks on the riders pressured the federal government to enforce the ban on racial segregation in public transportation. As part of the 1965 voter registration campaign in Selma, Alabama, Lewis led the march from Selma to Montgomery and was beaten by Alabama State Troopers in the infamous “Bloody Sunday” attack. https://dailycaller.com/2017/01/17/congressman-john-lewis-is-not-a-saint-hes-an-incompetent-career-politician/.

He's one of the Congresscritter who deliberately tried to incite a racial incident by walking across the mall when the Tea Party was out protesting. That IGNORANT NEGRO was NOT making a joke! During the civil rights struggle, Lewis was arrested approximately 40 times.

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Do you know that Cleaver even claimed an arrest was made by the Capital Police that day and that Cleaver said he declined to press charges. It was during this time that he seems to have first evolved the desire to share profits with his employees, and which grew over time in scope and detail to become the underpinnings of the John Lewis Trust and John Lewis Partnership.[1]. Born 21 February 1940 in rural Troy, Alabama, to sharecropper parents, Lewis was first inspired to fight against racial segregation after hearing Martin Luther King, Jr. on the radio in 1955. His middle name was in honour of his father's aunt, Ann Speed, who had raised his father from the age of eight. If it weren't for the color of his skin...? But of course, I never actually found any direct quotes by him claiming what Brenda claimed. Photo: Courtesy John Lewis Quick Facts Name John Lewis Birth Date February 21, 1940 Death Date July 17, 2020 Did You Know? How curious. And Lewis never corrected the misinformation, if indeed he didn't make a claim of being called the N word. The essence of the partnership was that workers could “get the whole profit and the sharing is entirely among themselves.” Partnership benefit, as it was called, was distributed in the form of shares, which could be realised for cash. John Lewis & Partners ... We’re driven by the extraordinary vision and values of our founder, John Spedan Lewis, who created our model of co-ownership almost 100 years ago. He left Ireland in 1729, a fugitive, after his oppressive landlord Charles of Clonmithgairn launched a brutal attack to evict Lewis’ family from premises of which he held a freehold lease. The fact that you think he was making a joke makes YOU, OLD WOMAN, just as ignorant as the negro! 1929 Medical service created 19 years before the NHS providing free healthcare for all Partners. Giving this FELON "praise" is far from what he deserves. In 1986 he began representing a Georgia district that includes Atlanta in the U.S. House of Representatives. Cleaver lied.   You cannot paste images directly. One and all. You and old lady onASSis have much in common, not the least of which is the fact  you both exhibit sub-70 IQs. He announced in 1960 that in his will he was leaving roughly £100,000 to his successor, Mr Miller, to help the company. It reminded me of the 60s. John Lewis is not someone this country should be making a hero.

How convenient. Assuming control of the Oxford Street store with his father's death in 1928, Lewis officially formed the John Lewis Partnership, and began the distribution of profits among its employees (known as "partners") in 1929. His brother Oswald was born in 1887. Spedan was educated at Westminster School. No Hank, Guam is not floating; and I don't care how much you're paid to believe it.

Having served as an apprentice to a local draper from the age of fourteen he moved to London to become a silk buyer in the capital, working in Peter Robinson's Department Store at Oxford Circus by the time he was 20. A loyal employee would said whatever she was told to defend her boss or the party … no questions asked.

1940 Maybe Blacks like prison because it reminds them of slavery without the work. Our children and their children will ask us: ‘What did you do? He made some of the newer diversity hires in congress seem downright retarded by comparison. It shouldn't be the Congressional Black Caucus. And John Lewis, himself, was offered a $10000 check, payable to the United Negro College Fund (a good cause), if he'd just take a lie detector test regarding his claims about the incident and pass it. The Original "Liberal Forum" - Founded 2003 - America's Political Chat Room I'll tell you for $11.00; Guam will not tip over. According to the media, claimed he was called the N word by them but no proof, none whatsoever, was ever offered even though there were hundreds of people with video cameras following their *crossing* that day ... including the video camera that his own staff and entourage were carrying. During Lewis’s tenure as chairman, SNCC organized Freedom Schools, launched the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, and worked to register African-American voters. Earning over $150,000 a year in just salary and he’d been with Lewis a long time so he was obviously loyal. But, it's okay, I've faced this before. John Lewis would have had a career shinin' shoes. John Lewis wasn't above falsely accusing anonymous people of racism to advance his own political agenda. And John Lewis, himself, was offered a $10000 check, payable to the United Negro College Fund (a good cause), if he'd just take a lie detector test regarding his claims about the incident and pass it. Sarah Lewis became deputy chairman of the company, and remained so until her death in 1953.[3]. On his father's death he formed the John Lewis Partnership and began distributing profits among its employees in 1929. Because of this we’re more than employees, we’re owners. Lewis was one of the first Freedom Riders in 1961, a cohort of thirteen young people (white and black) that attempted to ride a public bus from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans as a racially integrated group.