We honor those who have fought the good fight. We honor those who are currently using their voices to push boundaries, break through ceilings, and speak for those without a voice.
Rep. John R. Lewis. President of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1963 to 1966, Lewis was leader of the march across the Edmund Pettis Bridge in Selma, Alabama that later became known as Bloody Sunday. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987 until his death in 2020.
"My philosophy is very simple, when you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, say something! Do something! Get in trouble! Good trouble! Necessary trouble!"