Not many of us get to live to see our own legacy play out in such a meaningful, remarkable way. John Lewis did
“When I was elected President of the United States, I hugged him on the inauguration stand before I was sworn in and told him I was only there because of the sacrifices he made.” –President Obama on John Lewis
“And thanks to him, we now all have our marching orders — to keep believing in the possibility of remaking this country we love until it lives up to its full promise.” By ⁩.
"When I was elected President of the United States, I hugged him on the inauguration stand before I was sworn in and told him I was only there because of the sacrifices he made." Statement from on the passing of John Lewis
“Thanks to him, we now all have our marching orders — to keep believing in the possibility of remaking this country we love until it lives up to its full promise.” President ⁦⁩ on the legacy of John Lewis
“He believed that in all of us, there exists the capacity for great courage, a longing to do what’s right, a willingness to love all people, and to extend to them their God-given rights to dignity and respect.”
"What gives each new generation purpose is to take up the unfinished work of the last and carry it further — to speak out for what’s right, to challenge an unjust status quo, and to imagine a better world." Rest in power, John Lewis.
"What gives each new generation purpose is to take up the unfinished work of the last and carry it further." -a beautiful statement from on #JohnLewis. Let us apply the spirit of John Lewis' life's work to our daily lives. Rest in power.
“What gives each new generation purpose is to take up the unfinished work of the last and carry it further — to speak out for what’s right, to challenge an unjust status quo, and to imagine a better world.” IMAGINE A BETTER WORLD I commit to do that
A lovely, hopeful statement from on the passing of John Lewis. But then again, would we expect any less?
Thanks to John Lewis, "we now all have our marching orders — to keep believing in the possibility of remaking this country we love until it lives up to its full promise."
And here is a reminder of what a real President sounds like.
.⁦⁩ recaps the extraordinary life and service of Rep. John Lewis.