The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, Creators.com.
As a young man, Congressman John Lewis, who represents most of Atlanta, literally put his life on the line in pursuit of justice. As a key civil rights leader, he endured multiple beatings. Most famously, he led the demonstration that came to be known as Bloody Sunday, suffering a fractured skull at the hands of state troopers. Public outrage about that day’s violence helped lead to the enactment of the Voting Rights Act.