Care Package for Saturday, July 18, 2019

In Memory of Rep. John Lewis

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Quote: “Be hopeful. Be optimistic. Never lose that sense of hope.” – John Lewis

Poetry: Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.
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Quote: “Rosa Parks inspired me to find a way to get in the way, to get in trouble … good trouble, necessary trouble.” – John Lewis

Song In My Head: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize by Pete Seeger

Quote: “We are one people with one family. We all live in the same house … and through books, through information, we must find a way to say to people that we must lay down the burden of hate. For hate is too heavy a burden to bear.” – John Lewis

Art: John Lewis, Andrew Andin, and Nate Powell’s March

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Quote: “Who gets the bird? The hunter or the dog?” – John Lewis

Anywhere But Here: Freedom Riders Route

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Quote: “If you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have a moral obligation to do something about it.” – John Lewis

Read This: The Freedom Riders, Then and Now

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