"Together, we can build a better democracy."
"Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble."
On 55th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, Advocates Call on Congress to Fully Restore Law to Honor John Lewis's Fight for Justice
Since the Supreme Court gutted the law in 2013, more than 1,600 polling places have been closed, including many in largely-Black and Latino communities.
If we want to win, we can't let Trump provoke us into violence.
'Must-Watch' Obama Eulogy for John Lewis Includes Powerful Call for Americans to Rise Up for Voting Rights
"That seemed to me to be the most explicitly political Obama has been in his post-presidency."
Trump said in January 2017 that Lewis, one of the original Freedom Riders, was "all talk" and "no action."
"An incredibly moving and fitting tribute for John Lewis, a man who carried the baton of justice until the very end."
John Lewis was a leader, but more workhorse than show horse. Show horses preen to win the applause of the crowd. Workhorses pull the wagon.
Exercising one’s right to boycott is quintessentially American, and that reminder was clearly due