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August 13th, 2013
thesmithian

John Lewis is a congressman from Georgia and the sole surviving speaker from the [1963] March on Washington…His history makes him the closest thing to a moral voice in the divided Congress. At 73, he is still battling a half-century-old fight. With the Voting Rights Act in jeopardy now that the Supreme Court has invalidated one of its central provisions, Mr. Lewis, a Democrat, is fighting an uphill battle to reauthorize it.

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    This is what a true patriot looks like. Congressman John Lewis was beaten as a young man in the fight against injustice...
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