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Aaron Gould Sheinin

John Lewis joins lengthy list of Georgia speakers at DNC

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Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., , flanked by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., left, and Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., participate in a news conference on gun legislation, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., , flanked by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., left, and Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., participate in a news conference on gun legislation, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

PHILADELPHIA — The list of Georgia speakers at the Democratic National Convention just keeps growing.

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Atlanta, will address delegates at 5 p.m. Tuesday, the same day that Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and former state Sen. Jason Carter, D-Atlanta, also grace the stage at the Wells Fargo Arena.

House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, D-Atlanta, has a speaking role tonight at 6 and former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin will likely at least be on the stage as co-chair of the national platform committee.

Carter will introduce a video of his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter.

By the way, Lewis, that noted veteran of the non-violent Civil Rights Movement, was also today named a sergeant-at-arms for the convention.