Rep. John Lewis, Real Life Icon, Reminds Us Why It’s Important To Vote

It’s not every day a living legend calls you out and shows you what the real tea is, but Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has always kept it real.

The civil rights icon took to social media to  remind us about the sacrifices he and his colleagues made in order to ensure that black Americans had the rights that we too often take for granted.

“I have been beaten, my skull fractured, and arrested more than forty times so that each and every person has the right to register and vote,” Lewis said in a tweet. “Friends of my [sic] gave their lives. Do your part. Get out there and vote like you’ve never voted before. #vote #goodtrouble”

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