In the 1960s, John Lewis marched for racial equality. Lewis, now a veteran congressman from Atlanta, recently used another approach to voice his criticism concerning what he sees as another form of racial injustice.
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“Black children constitute 18 percent of the nation’s public school population but 40 percent of the children who are suspended or expelled.”
U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Atlanta, and Bryan Stevenson in a May 17 op-ed.