ATLANTA — Tonight, following news of the passing of civil rights legend Congressman John Lewis, Democratic Party of Georgia (DPG) Chairwoman Nikema Williams released the following statement:
“Our country has lost a giant tonight. Congressman John Lewis was America’s greatest champion in the fight for justice and equality, and showed us all how to put the people first. His legacy of good trouble will ring on in generations to follow, a guiding light for those continuing to march toward a more righteous future.
He was my hero and my friend, and I will miss him very much.”
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