Remembering and Honoring John Lewis

Remembering and Honoring John Lewis

John Lewis was an amazing man; one of the key participants in the Civil Rights movement.

We mourn his death and look to his life for inspiration. If you would like to learn more about his life and accomplishments, the Handley Regional Library System has his graphic novels, the March trilogy, available at Handley and Bowman Libraries. There is also a signed set in the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives. He reached a new generation through these graphic novels.

There is a children’s book, Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement by Ann Bauserman. You can also view news feeds about the life and career of John Lewis through the online catalog on the library website or by entering his name or through this link: https://catalog.handleyregional.org/#section=search&term=John%20Lewis

You can see the moving ceremony when President Obama presented the presidential Medal of Freedom to Mr. Lewis as well as other stories.

You can also download the popular John Lewis graphic novels on Hoopla, by clicking here:
https://www.hoopladigital.com/series/march/1335627892/titles