Video of the Day: John Lewis talks race and voting rights
The New York Times interviews the civil rights leader
As the country prepares to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, John Lewis, the last surviving speaker from that iconic event, discusses voting rights with the New York Times. Lewis has represented Georgia's Fifth Congressional District, which includes the city of Atlanta, since 1986. Take an afternoon break from your workday for some introspection, and watch the video:
Or, if videos aren't your cup of tea, pick up Lewis's graphic novel on the watershed event, aptly title March.