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John Lewis



  • We Don’t Need Bill Clinton’s History Of Civil Rights

    by Erik Loomis

    Bill Clinton decided to use John Lewis’ funeral to take a shot at Stokely Carmichael. The last thing we need is whites to use such opportunities to tell histories of the civil rights movements that are used to make them feel comfortable.



  • Remembering John Lewis

    by Nicolaus Mills

    How long Lewis expected America to take before it woke up he did not say, but as he showed both in the 1960s and in a political career as a Georgia Congressman that began in 1987 and lasted until his death, Lewis did not tire when change did not go as he wanted.



  • The World John Lewis Helped Create

    Black leaders pause to reflect on the civil-rights icon and representative from Georgia, who spent decades calling for activism and “good trouble.”



  • The Essential and Enduring Strength of John Lewis

    by Jelani Cobb

    "Lewis, like his peers Andrew Young, Marion Barry, and Eleanor Holmes Norton, transitioned into elected office as the post from which he would undertake this work. It was not an easy undertaking."