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Professor Paula Johnson Reflects on Rep. Lewis' Legacy for CNYCentral

Posted on Friday 7/31/2020
Paula Johnson

Syracuse University professor reflects on the legacy of John Lewis

(CNYCentral | July 30, 2020) A Syracuse University law professor who personally worked with the late Rep. John Lewis says it is up to us to continue his legacy. 

Lewis was laid to rest in Atlanta on Thursday. Former president Barack Obama delivered a eulogy.

Prof. Paula Johnson says Lewis helped shape her life and so many others. They worked together on the Emmett Till legislation and the Cold Case Justice Initiative

Watch the segment.