Last Friday, July 17, 2020, the United States lost a giant figure from our civil rights movement, a loss made more poignant as Americans are gripped in a struggle to confront the issues of racism and social unrest. In heartfelt remarks made during a weekly internal Public Policy Group call, former Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater, former members of congress Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Jack Kingston (R-GA), and former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) remembered their friend and colleague, Congressman John Lewis.
Listen to their deeply personal and powerful comments.
Their tributes inspire and help guide our law firm during a pivotal moment in which we and so many others are committing ourselves to deploy our time, attention and expertise to advance the critical work to which Congressman Lewis dedicated his life.
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