The bad news continues to flood in on social media, in this terrible year. It has been found that, with John, Robert, Lewis, who was able to see a huge figure in the civil rights movement and an AMERICAN member of congress, has died after a six-month battle with cancer. He was 80 years old.
“It is with inconsolable grief, and the enduring sadness that we announce the passing of united states. Rep. John Lewis, ” according to an official family statement.
Phaedra honor his memory and posted the following message on her social media account.
“If you see something that can’t be right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to do something, to say something is to do it. Our children and their children will ask us, ” What have you done?” What do you say?” John Lewis will be The first time that I received an invitation to come to your house and I was honored and overwhelmed at the same time. It is a privilege to be in your presence, and it was inspiring and empowering. It gave me confidence and made me want to be a part of the #civilrights #movement. Every time I called your office, and you reply,’ Phaedra got her the post.
They went further, and said, ” Your staff has been incredible. She was a towering figure in the civil rights era, and never stopped for the pursuit of justice for all. Thank you for the granting of a small-town girl with super-sized dreams to have the honour of having a seat at the table. As for your #legacy, “there will be no going back!” 👑 🙏🏾❣️#RIP @repjohnlewis #welldone #leader #icon #American #history #hero #JohnLewis ✊🏾’
One commentator wrote that, ” MRS. PARKS:…..They will leave us in tears, noooo!! young people don’t have a clue, I think, is that we didn’t, we didn’t have to train them that this is not the way they used to when he and MLK to protest, they were the best!!!! They will be trained and prepared for bright-and they expect to be spit on, arrested, harassed, etc, they will have to pay the price for a Black life to a subject, such as an instruction, and organization. They were not to be disrespectful to the officials of the government, the law, and even if they say that they still had dignity and respect for others, regardless of where he is, and MLK marched on, keeping on the move and then they got the goal. #jobwelldone👏👊sir😘.’
Someone posted this: “If it hurts when we lose someone who has meant a lot for our community… Rip, John Lewis, and thank you so much for the on my ‘southern belle’ and its rightful and deserved place at the table.’
Phaedra Parks fans, and told her the next post she shared on her social media account.