Trump couldn’t bring himself to call civil rights icon John Lewis “impressive,” apparently too big of a compliment to give someone who skipped his inauguration more than three years ago
For the past 30 years, Los Angeles school bus driver John Lewis always looked forward to a new school year, mainly to catch up with students and check in on their progress. This year will be different as school begins remotely
John Lewis asked The NYT to publish this on the day of his funeral. It is necessary reading. He writes, “When you see something that is not right, you must say something ... Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part.”
Not many of us get to live to see our own legacy play out in such a meaningful, remarkable way. John Lewis did:
Saddened to hear the news of civil rights hero John Lewis passing. Melania and I send our prayers to he and his family.
Watching the John Lewis funeral, I see love in the pews and at the pulpit. I see empathy, decency, and justice. I see the power of “good trouble.” This is ALSO our America. Let us not forget it or forsake it.
President Obama’s eulogy of John Lewis is one for the ages, a perfect tribute of a man for the ages.