Conference to feature Lewis

Published 11:34 pm Tuesday, February 24, 2009

U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will appear at a Jackson State University conference on social activism.

The March 19-21 conference will be held at Jackson State University’s Mississippi e-Center in Jackson.

Organizers say the conference is designed to encourage youth to continue the civil rights movement’s tradition of bringing positive change in society.

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Lewis, a Democrat, will be the keynote speaker for the JSU Presidential Banquet at 6:30 p.m. March 20.

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