55 years ago today {March 7}, we were beaten, tear gassed, and trampled by horses. I thought I saw death. I thought I was going to die. I don’t know how I made it back, but I know we cannot rest. We cannot become weary. We must keep pushing and pulling and find a way to get in the way.

Representative John Lewis (Feb. 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020).
Obituary: John Lewis, US civil rights champion - BBC News
Representative John Lewis. Rest in Power.

Originally published July 17