Rep. John Lewis leaves behind an inspiring legacy l GMA

published on July 20, 2020

We remember congressman john lewis and his gift to galvanize people to action we leave you now with some of his most powerful moments and how he inspired others when you see something that is not right not fair

Not just accept something do something get in trouble good travel necessary trouble congressman john lewis would want us to continue to make the kind of good trouble john

Lewis was very clear that unjust rules are meant to be broken we were at the white house with president obama having the first intergenerational meeting of civil rights leaders ever

In that meeting it was just a reminder of his gift a focus on making sure that we always tackle structures and systems because that's how we change outcomes and also focus on the humanity of the people around us

It doesn't matter whether we are black or white latino asian-american or native american it doesn't matter whether we are straight or gay we are one people we are one family we

All live in the same house john lewis really talked about how do we redeem the soul of america and he communicated that message that if i'm not free none of us are free none of us are free until all of us are

Free and he really lived that true essence of humanity i want to go forward i want to continue to be part of an effort

To make america one where we lay down the burden of race the burden of hate and create one society one people i know we'll continue to march

You know we'll continue to march even after he's gone and you know in a way that's how i kind of see his legacy if we can't teach the younger generations they can't teach

The next and next generations to follow our children and their children were asked what did you do what did you say for some this vote may be hard but we have a

Mission and a mandate to be on the right side of history well hey there gma fans robin roberts here thanks for checking out our youtube channel

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