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Lewis to address both RPI, Union graduates

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Civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis will be the keynote speaker at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s commencement on May 25. The event will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the East Campus Athletic Village Stadium. Lewis is also scheduled to be the commencement speaker at Union College on June 16. As a student at Fisk University, Lewis organized sit-in demonstrations at segregated lunch counters in Nashville. During the height of the civil rights movement, ...

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