Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) (pictured) and Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) declined invitations to attend the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum dedication ceremony, when they learned that President Donald Trump was also invited. This photo was taken during a Congressional Black Caucus press conference on police brutality at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. in 2016. (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA)
**FILE** Rep. John Lewis (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA)

Job well done, Mr. John Lewis. We all should aspire to leave a legacy, stand for something and get in “good trouble.” Mr. Lewis was unwavering in his beliefs, his convictions of justice and equality and his will to be a decent human being. May we all honor him in our own lives.

Chasity Dawkins
Washington, D.C.

Staying Afloat Amid COVID

Very good to know about the numerous Black historic sites that will get funding to reopen or stay open and continue to educate. Half of these places I’d never heard of and they’re now all on my list to visit on my annual summer trip next year. I would go to some now, but ya know … COVID-19.

Larry Eubanks
Washington, D.C.

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