John Lewis named one of Time’s 100 most influential people
Civil rights activist and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. is introduced before speaking at the unveiling of a U.S. Postal Service stamp commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Friday, Aug. 23, 213, at the Newseum in Washington. (AP Photo/Cha
ATLANTA (CBS46) –
Hon. John Lewis may represent a crime-infested district but that didn’t stop him from securing a spot on TIME’s list of most influential people for 2017.
TIME announced the honor via their Twitter account Thursday afternoon. Congressman Cory Booker, one of Lewis’ colleagues, penned the article honoring him.
Lewis, a champion of the Civil Rights Movement of …