Paying Respects to a Civil Rights Hero

In this short video, Tony Cardenas recalls some of the meaningful moments he got to share with the civil rights leader who died on July 17, 2020.

Shortly before his death, Mr. Lewis penned these words, to be published upon the day of his funeral.

“Though I may not be here with you, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe. In my life I have done all I can to demonstrate that the way of peace, the way of love and nonviolence is the more excellent way. Now it is your turn to let freedom ring.”

You can read the full article here.

What else can be said? An inspiring man, who lived and breathed to ensure the civil rights of others, is gone but never forgotten. We will miss you, Mr. Lewis.