Updated: Feb 2
John Lewis was the youngest of the legendary Big 6 leaders of the Civil Rights movement; the architects of the civil rights movement and the march on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, at the height of that Movement. The Big 6 included: Whitney Young, A. Phillip Randolph, James Farmer, Roy Wilkins and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., All of whom are among the greatest American’s in modern history. John Lewis’ life was an epic journey that had him in the middle of a turning point in American history - from him as a young leader being Beaten during marches in Selma & St. Augustine, to take bigger leadership roles in the movement; becoming a speaker, organizer and champion for the people.
John Lewis was so much deeper so much more diverse in talent and impact: a publisher of best selling books and comic books that touched adults and youth - even appearing at Comic Con. There are documentary movies such as "John Lewis: Good Trouble" and so much more about this marking the impact of this American hero.