Martin luther king jr died friday at age 80. Congressman john lewis wrote a letter to the nation offering his final words in the wake of his unsuccessful battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Lewis was a decorated us civil rights icon and was known as one of the big.
Congressman john lewis signature. Lewis signature achievement was the. Words cannot adequately describe the grief i feel learning of the passing of congressman john lewis. A woman wears a mask with john lewis signature at the burial service of late representative and civil rights leader john lewis d ga at the south view cemetery in atlanta georgia on july 30 2020.
Chattanooga tn congressman chuck fleischmann tn 03 released the following statement on the passing of congressman john lewis. While i had the honor of serving alongside him in congress for nearly a decade john s legacy extends far beyond the halls of congress. Atlanta ap congressman john lewis a civil rights icon and the last of the big six civil rights activists led by the rev.
He is being remembered by congressional colleagues civil rights leaders and former presidents as a titan of the struggle against racial discrimination. Rep john lewis most memorable quotes rep john lewis most memorable quotes civil rights icon rep john r lewis civil rights legend rep john lewis rep john lewis quote rep john lewis get in good trouble quote get in good trouble t shirt get in good trouble sticker get in good trouble quote good trouble good trouble mask good trouble tshirt good trouble shirts good trouble tee good. Service for the late rep.
John lewis of georgia died late friday at the age of 80 after a months long battle with stage iv pancreatic cancer. Wsfa troy university has approved the renaming of one of the signature buildings on its main campus to honor the memory of the late u s. Members of the congressional black caucus wore masks with the message good trouble a nod to lewis signature advice and the covid 19 pandemic.