John Lewis

Mr. Lewis, the civil rights leader who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death, to be published upon the day of his funeral.

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So I say to you, walk with the wind, brothers and sisters, and let the spirit of peace and the power of everlasting love be your guide. (Photo: At the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. AP photo) Views
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation
While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the last days and hours of my life you inspired me. You filled me with hope about the next chapter of the great American story when you used your power to make a difference in our society. Millions of people motivated simply by...
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