John Lewis

March: Book One

John Lewis

Talk: March: Book One

The Black Googler Network (BGN) and Talks at Google were honored to host Congressman John Lewis. Rep. Lewis is a Presidential Medal of Freedom winner. He stopped by to discuss his recently-published graphic novel: March: Book One. March is a vivid first-hand account of his dedication to the struggle for civil and human rights.

John Lewis

John Robert Lewis is an American politician and civil rights leader. He is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district, serving since 1987, and is the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation. Rep. Lewis is the only living "Big Six" leader of the Civil Rights Movement, having been chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

March: Book One

March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. It also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. John Lewis and other activists drew inspiration from the comic books celebrating MLK. Now, his own comics bring those days to life for a new audience, testifying to a movement whose echoes will be heard for generations.

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