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Congress Unveils Stamp Honoring John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon

In a poignant tribute to the late John Lewis, a revered figure in the civil rights movement, Congress has unveiled a special commemorative stamp to honor his extraordinary legacy.

“Our nation certainly benefited from his fearlessness and his unfailing willingness to get into good trouble,”

DeJoy said.

The stamp serves as a powerful symbol of Lewis’ unwavering dedication and indelible impact on the fight for equality and justice. As a key figure in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery and a long-serving Congressman, Lewis dedicated his life to advancing civil rights and advocating for social change. The stamp unveiling ceremony is a momentous occasion, showcasing the nation’s gratitude for Lewis’ tireless efforts in the pursuit of a more inclusive society.

“The stamp will forever represent and commemorate one of our country’s greatest sons and the conscience of our Congress. It’s appropriate that one of our forever heroes will be recognized with a Forever stamp.”

IJeffries said

t serves as a reminder of his courage, perseverance, and unwavering commitment to creating a better future for all. The commemorative stamp will allow people from all walks of life to reflect on Lewis’ remarkable contributions and inspire future generations to carry on his important work.

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Written by Aliyah Collins