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John Lewis Fought For Voting Rights His Entire Life. Why His Work Is Still Unfinished

John Lewis Fought For Voting Rights His Entire Life. Why His Work Is Still Unfinished

John Lewis, the civil rights icon and late congressman from Georgia who represented Atlanta for more than three decades, spent his life fighting for equal voting rights in America. Myrna Perez, Director of the Voting Rights and Elections Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, explains why his work remains unfinished. Lewis spoke to 'Fresh Air' in 2009. Listen on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.Find and support your local public radio station.Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

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