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Posted on: July 18, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF CIVIL RIGHTS ICON, THE HONORABLE JOHN LEWIS

The Prince George’s County Council joins with our residents, the nation and the world, in mourning the immeasurable loss of the Honorable John Lewis, a revered champion of civil rights and passionate fighter for social justice.

The Council extends its condolences to the family and loved ones of Congressman Lewis; the City of Atlanta and his constituents; the congressional colleagues and staff who served with him; and those who fought alongside him on the front lines of this nation’s historic movement for racial and social justice.

Congressman Lewis left us a legacy marked by his strong courage and deep commitment to humanity, inspiring all to continue the work for justice and equality.

 

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