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Anti-Racism Policy Journal

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WATCH: Necessary Trouble: A Conversation on the Life and Legacy of Congressman John Lewis

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On the 35th anniversary of John Lewis’ first congressional electoral victory, the Anti-Racism Policy Journal, a Harvard Kennedy School Publication, and the Harvard Center for Public Leadership celebrates the life and legacy of Congressman Lewis and the future of anti-racism work in America.


(Moderator) Cornell William Brooks, Director of The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice; Hauser Professor of the Practice of Nonprofit Organizations; Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice

Michael Collins, Former Chief of Staff to John Lewis (1999-2020)

Dawn Porter, Director, and Producer, John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020)

Elmyra Gray Powell, Activist; Marched with John Lewis at Selma and participated in the non-violent protest movement for Civil Rights