John Lewis

Respecting the Dignity of Every Human Being: Reflections on John Lewis

““You’re an embarrassment!” he shouted as he came across the street. “To your race” is the part of the phrase he implied but didn’t add…”

Jack Payden-Travers
Published in: LA Progressive, West River Eagle, Waging Nonviolence, West Side Gazette, Z Net, Common Dreams, Progressive Party USA, FOR USA
Date: August 17,22,23,26,2020
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The Time for Silence is Over: Grasping the Reality of Nonviolence


“With a rainbow pin on his lapel, signifying–on that day at least–the most recent gun massacre in the United States, Congressman John Lewis made an impassioned cri de coeur before members of Congress and the people…”

Stephanie Van Hook
Published in: Grassroots Press, Waging Nonviolence, Counterpunch, Metta Center for Nonviolence, Chicago Activism, Newberry Observer, Dinamicas SUL-SUR
Date: June 26,27,28,2016
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