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Remembering John Lewis; questioning William Barr and tech giants


Last updated 8/7/2020 at 1:13pm


U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal

I want to start with a word about the most profound thing I did these past few days: like so many people around the country, I said goodbye to a hero of mine. John Lewis made his final journey to the Capitol earlier this week.

I knew of him before I met him, learned about him and his role in the civil rights protests in the South as part of my own education as an activist and organizer. John taught me so much about how to be in the world, how to fight with ferocity but also gentleness. He taught me that anger is necessary, but we have to learn to put it to use to make the change we want to...

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