The politician John Lewis died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
American politician and civil rights activist. He was elected as a democratic representative for the state of Georgia in 1987.
His parents were named Willie Mae and Eddie Lewis. He was married to Lillian Miles from 1968 until her death in 2012. They had one son, John-Miles.
If you’re not hopeful and optimistic, then you just give up. You have to take the long hard look and just believe that if you’re consistent, you will succeed.
We must be headlights and not taillights.
I want to see young people in America feel the spirit of the 1960s and find a way to get in the way. To find a way to get in trouble. Good trouble, necessary trouble.
When I was 15 years old and in the tenth grade, I heard of Martin Luther King, Jr. Three years later, when I was 18, I met Dr. King and we became friends. Two years after that I became very involved in the civil rights movement. I was in college at that time. As I got more and more involved, I saw politics as a means of bringing about change.
I believe that you see something that you want to get done, you cannot give up, and you cannot give in.