John Lewis Took The Words & Made Them Deeds, & Did It With His Body And Soul | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, Jon Meachem, speaks with Craig Melvin about the moments that shaped Rep. John Lewis' life. Aired on 07/27/2020.
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John Lewis Took The Words & Made Them Deeds, & Did It With His Body And Soul | Craig Melvin | MSNBC


  1. 1st & I’d like to thank John Lewis for all he has done to keep America Free & fight for all of ours Civil Rights!

    1. @MW M We can’t control what other people do with their bodies.A woman’s body, her choice no matter what your church or higher power makes you believe in the realm of believing.This is the real world.

    1. @Alex Hamilton
      I’d have to agree with you, although I notice there are Trump supporters on here doing the same thing. ‘Tis the season, I guess

    2. @CShield
      He gets some benefit from responses, so I wouldn’t feed the troll. He is clearly doing it on purpose

    3. Real left wing marxists are alive and well in the democrat party along with their marxist allies on the streets and media.

  2. Rep Lewis was one of the last of the old guard of Civil Rights activists from the 1960s. It is good to see there are young activists ready to pick up the mantle and continue the fight.
    Rest in Power, Rep Lewis. 🙏
    Fight on, people! 💪

  3. A man is only as good as his word. John Lewis was a man of honor, integrity, and courage. If all Trump can do is lie and deceive, what does it say about his character? 🤔

  4. America: Thank you John Lewis. You devoted your gentle heart and your brilliant mind to the service of others.
    Trump: Thoughts and prayers, whatever! By the way, I aced my cognitive test; look . . . Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV.

  5. Just wondering how much B/ S the g.o.p is going to say nice things about MR. LEWIS. BUT when he was with us. They why fought him every step of the way.

  6. Dear mr good trouble. Thank you for your service and life. I’m sorry so few people took the time to spend a moment with you on your final journey; in the church, by the bridge and in the state capital. You deserved better. Love❤️🇩🇰🧜‍♀️

  7. That’s a tough looking dude. And compassionate. That’s what strong leadership looks like.

  8. Watching John Lewis’s funeral made me cry. I had the honor of meeting him in the late 70’s. I think he was on the Atlanta City council. Meeting him made a lifelong impression on me, that he was so kind to me, a nobody. He genuinely wanted to be of service to people. A few days ago on a video, I heard one of his friends say that going with John Lewis on a 10 minute trip took 4 hours, because he stopped to shake hands and say hello to everyone he met. That made me laugh our loud! I totally believe that! I think he genuinely liked people, and he was one of the only politicians in the last 40 years, that I never heard about any hint of scandal or corruption. I think that he always knew that he walked with giants, and had a high standard to live up to. He certainly did live up to that high standard! R.I.P.

  9. Mr. Lewis, you were a brave and a decent man who believed in human dignity for all. May you rest in Peace Sir.

  10. Interesting that his favourite film features a white British actor playing an Indian civil rights hero

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