Local Activist Reflects on John Lewis Legacy (Part 1)

Jul 22, 2020

Congressman John Lewis receiving the Medal of Freedom from President Barak Obama
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The nation has lost a civil rights icon. Congressman John Lewis lost his battle with cancer last Friday leaving behind a legacy that spans his time with Martin Luther King Junior and the march on Washhington to the last public images of him standing with the Black Lives Matter protesters. Kirkland Hall, is a local activist and former president of the Somerset County Branch of the NAACP. He reacts to Lewis' passing and recalls the congressman's visits to the Eastern Shore. (Part 1)