The Legacy of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

OBIT LEWIS MURAL
People gather at a make-shift memorial near the home of Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Atlanta. Lewis, who died Friday at age 80, was the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists who organized the 1963 March on Washington, and spoke shortly before the group's leader, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., gave his "I Have a Dream" speech to a vast sea of people. Mike Stewart / AP Photo
OBIT LEWIS MURAL
People gather at a make-shift memorial near the home of Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Atlanta. Lewis, who died Friday at age 80, was the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists who organized the 1963 March on Washington, and spoke shortly before the group's leader, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., gave his "I Have a Dream" speech to a vast sea of people. Mike Stewart / AP Photo

The Legacy of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Legendary civil rights leader and longtime Georgia Congressman John Lewis died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80.

Reset takes a closer look at Lewis’ life and legacy, and how it resonates with today’s protest moment.

GUEST: Duchess Harris, professor of American Studies at Macalester College; author of John Lewis: Civil Rights Leader and Congressman