Their relationship started when #JohnLewis sent Martin Luther King Jr a cold/blind letter for help on getting into college. MLK replied and sent him a bus ticket to join him for a march in Montgomery, AL. #goodtrouble
This story is about so many things: the power of reading, the role of mentors, the importance of taking risks, and living a life of purpose. #MLKDay2020
Rep. John Lewis' Fight For Civil Rights Began With A Letter To Martin Luther King Jr. #MLKDay
Inspirational of how voracious 18 year-old reader wrote a letter to #MLK who sent him a Greyhound bus ticket to Montgomery, AL., launching his lifelong civil rights activism