PBS to Air Documentary on Iconic Leader John Lewis
Georgia congressman John Lewis is a man of determination.
As a prominent figure during the civil rights movement and beyond, Lewis’ frontline presence has stirred politics, demanded justice, endured racism and brutal beatings all in the name of equality and human rights.
For President Trump to even fix his lips to say that the iconic civil rights leader is “all talk talk talk – no action or results”, is beyond absurd and foolishly inaccurate.
And a new documentary on John Lewis’ life and journey will prove that sentiment even more.
Get in the way: The Journey of John Lewis aims to tell the story of the man who advanced civil rights, led a 26-hour sit-in for gun control, marched with Dr. King, challenged political houses and continues to fight for human rights.
The biographical documentary will air on PBS as part of the network’s Black History Month programming.
According to the film’s website, it offers a “highly personalized narrative of an epic chapter in U.S. history.” After viewing the trailer, Lewis is guaranteed to get people fired up about changing the future and getting us all motivated to take action.
“He is the moving, roaring protector of the rights afforded to every person in this nation. Get in the Way arrives at the perfect time,” actress and activist Alfre Woodard is quoted as saying in the documentary highlights.
Learn more about the film here. Watch the inspiring trailer, here.
Get In The Way airs on Feb. 10.
*Bonus: A Tribute to Congressman John Lewis SaundraTon08