Bounce Celebrates The Life & Legacy of Rep. John Lewis, 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 (10:00 a.m. ET). Bounce is partnering with its’ Atlanta affiliate WSB-TV for this one-hour special which honors the lives and accomplishments of Representative Lewis, Joseph Lowery and C.T. Vivian.

Bounce (@bouncetv) is the first and only multi-platform entertainment network targeting African Americans, with programming seen over-the-air, on cable, on DISH channel 359, over-the-top on Roku®, on mobile devices via the Bounce and Brown Sugar apps and on the web via Bounce features a programming mix of original series and movies, off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and events and more. Bounce is part of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP).

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