John Lewis "one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced,"

(Q & Primary Source) We march today for jobs and freedom, but we have nothing to be proud of, for hundreds and thousands of our brothers are not here—they have no money for their transportation, for they are receiving starvation wages . . . or no wages, at all.

(S)There are no equal rights because hundreds of thousands of blacks cant afford transportation, and receiving minimal or no wages (McGuire)

(P) He coauthored the book Walking with the Wind and the March trilogy a graphic novel series for young adults that was based on Lewis’s experiences in the civil rights movement.

(Q&P) In 1964 Lewis headed the SNCC’s efforts to register African American voters and organize communities in Mississippi during the Freedom Summer project.

(S) People want racism to be better, not just on a school aspect but on a way of life(Baker)

(Q and Primary Source) He coauthored the memoir Walking with the Wind (1998) and the March trilogy (2013, 2015, and 2016), a graphic novel series for young adults that was based on Lewis’s experiences in the civil rights movement. The final installment in the series won the National Book Award in 2016.

(P)He made a book about his experiences and got prizes (Ella)

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