qLewis's role in the Nashville Movement - a student-led effort to desegregate the city of Nashville through nonviolent sit-ins - made him a defining activist of his day and helped set the tone for the civil rights movement. Though he was repeatedly a victim of violence and intimidation, his belief in peaceful action, inspired by his mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King, became the core of his cause and vision. In this classic bestseller, John Lewis vividly captures America's tumultuous civil rights era. His natural gift as a leader would continue. In 1986, he won a congressional seat in Georgia, and remains in office to this day.q--From the cover.My favorite of these games was one we called fireball. ... Still, despite my discomfort, some of my sweetest memories are of standing in front of my classmates, having finished reciting a poem or reading a short essay, and hearing the teacheranbsp;...
|Title||:||Walking with the Wind|
|Author||:||Michael D'Orso, John Lewis|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2015-02-10|