On July 17, 2020 John Lewis, an American statesman who helped organize the March on
Washington for Jobs and Freedom back in 1963 died at the age of 80 years old.
This activist was the last surviving member of the "Big Six," prominent Americans who led
organizations that fostered Civil Rights.
In addition to Lewis, members of this group were Martin Luther King Jr., James Farmer, John
Lewis, A. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins and Whitney Young.
Mr. Lewis is well known for his speech that involves talking about getting into trouble. USAToday
stated provided his quote as, "Do not get loss in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimist, Our struggle
is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be
afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble."
Logue Library has pages dedicated to each major at CHC. Below are links to pages related to this blog's topic: Criminal Justice, History, Law & Legal Studies and Political Science.