“Where a monument once stood to intimidate and disenfranchise Black voters, soon will stand a statue of an American hero.”
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Lance-Bottoms is urging voters to use their right in the upcoming election.
“He was a person that devoted a lot of energy and a lot of heart to civil rights, but there were many others also.”
“Even as we sit here, there are those in power who are doing their darndest to discourage people from voting.”
Obama speaks at John Lewis’ funeral.
“When this flag flew there, it said goodbye. It waved goodbye to John.”
“I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.”
Democratic leaders fired back with scathing remarks about Barr’s opening statement.
“John Lewis lived and worked with urgency because the task was urgent.”
Lewis’ death came at a time of reckoning across the U.S. over racial injustice.
“Can’t you hear him? ‘Find a way to get in the way — good trouble, necessary trouble.'”
The public viewing will be held outdoors on the East Front Steps of the Capitol.
Williams is the first Black woman to have been elected to head the Democratic Party of Georgia.
“He inspired us as the conscience of the Congress.”
“We have lost a giant.”
John Lewis says the video brought him to tears.
“They might say they care about black lives, but they are not interested in protecting black lives.”
“Protesting such brutality is right and necessary. It’s an utterly American response.”
“Look around. We have a choice. We must decide.”