John Lewis passed away Friday after a battle with cancer. New4’s Derrick Ward takes a look at Lewis’s legacy and what he did for the District.
Flags are flying at half-staff on Capitol Hill Saturday in honor of Rep. John Lewis who died at the age of 80 Friday night after a battle with cancer. Lewis will be remembered as a fearless leader of the civil rights movement whose bloody beating by Alabama state troopers in 1965 helped spur opposition to racial segregation. His long and…