Civil Rights Leader Congressman John Lewis Addresses the Humanity in Action Community

Humanity in Action is proud to share a special message from Congressman John Lewis, a hero of the Civil Rights Movement, to Humanity in Action. In this inspiring video, Congressman Lewis praises Humanity in Action's programs and its network of Senior Fellows for their work "for the protection of the rights of all human kind." 

Congressman Lewis was an honoree at the Humanity in Action benefit in 2011. He provided these special remarks for the Humanity in Action benefit in November 2013. Congressman Lewis is an epochal leader of the Civil Rights Movement and distinguished legislator, representing the Fifth U.S. Congressional District of Georgia since 1987. He is the author of the widely acclaimed Walking With the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement. John Lewis is the recipient of numerous awards from preeminent national and international institutions, including the highest civilian honor granted by President Barack Obama, the Medal of Freedom.

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