Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis dies #RIPJohnLewis
RIP John Lewis, 80. Civil rights icon, 17-term US Congressman, and a great American. He walked his talk: 'If you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have a moral obligation to do something about it.'
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), the renowned civil rights leader who served as a symbol of the movement throughout his more than three decades in Congress, died Friday at the age of 80.
From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington to the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. on “Bloody Sunday,” Lewis decisively carved a place for himself in the history books as a courageous young activist during the height of the civil rights movement. Read more about this story here.