Sen. Kamala Harris honors the late john lewis'>Congressman John Lewis, saying his "commitment to fighting for equal rights...was born out of being a patriot and loving our country knowing the best way we achieve our ideals is to fight for those ideals."
The Baptism, written by @CarlHancockRux & directed by @WEEMSCarrie , pays homage to the impact of John Lewis & C.T. Vivian—two towering figures in American history. Commissioned by Lincoln Center, this 11-minute abstract film is now available for free at .
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.
President Obama’s eulogy of John Lewis is one for the ages, a perfect tribute of a man for the ages.