Oprah’s Master Class Airs Monday, January 15 Featuring Congressman John Lewis on Own

Congressman John Lewis for “Oprah’s Master Class”
Photos Courtesy of the Oprah Winfrey Network

Just in time for the Martin Luther King Holiday, the acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series “Oprah’s Master Class” featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers and public figures we love, respect and admire, returns with a new episode on
Monday, January 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network featuring Congressman John Lewis as an honor to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Before he was a U.S. Congressman, John Lewis was one of the pioneers of the Civil Rights Movement. Lewis reflects on his life of activism and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and offers wisdom for the ongoing fight for justice and equality.

Here is a sneak peak of the episode of the episode where Representative Lewis talks about his relationship with Dr. King.

The Playful Side of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s close friend John Lewis, now a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, opens up about Dr. King’s humor and “heart of gold.”

U.S. Rep. John Lewis on MLK’s Death: “Something Died in All of Us”
U.S. Rep. John Lewis reflects on the assassination of his friend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and how Dr. King’s death was a “sad and dark hour” for America.

U.S. Rep. John Lewis’ Call to Resist: “The Fight Is Not Over”
John Lewis, who represents Georgia’s 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, urges people to be engaged in the ongoing fight for social justice.

As many know Representative John Lewis still works daily on political, civil rights issues and continues to carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.


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