The 2015-2016 iREAD books are "March" books one and two by this year's iREAD lecturer Congressman John Lewis. The iREAD lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 14, at 7:00 p.m. in White Concert Hall on Washburn University campus. Tickets are not yet available but will available in Mabee Library and the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library closer to the event date.
John Lewis is one of the key members of the Civil Rights Movement and Medal of Freedom award winner who currently represents 5th Congressional District of Georgia in the United States Congress. He was a Freedom Rider, spoke at the 1963 March on Washington and led the demonstration that became known as "Bloody Sunday."