WCSU Racial Justice Coalition

*John R. Lewis

John Robert Lewis (February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020) was an American statesman and Civil Rights activist who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District from 1987 until his death in 2020. He was the Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from 1963 to 1966. 


“Peace cannot exist where justice is not served.”