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The Remarkable Parallels between Rep John Lewis & Women's Rights Legend Alice Paul

Alice Paul. Women's Suffrage Parade, Washington DC, March 3, 1913

As the Nation remembers the Life time of Service the Gentle Giant of the Civil Rights Movement, Rep. John Lewis, I cannot help but notice the remarkable parallels between his willingness to get into what he called "Good Trouble" to sacrifice his life to service for the Public good & that of Alice Paul.

His "Good Trouble" included: Sit-Ins & Marches & Peaceful Protests in acts of Civil Disobedience.

For his "Good Trouble" he was beaten, & arrested & almost died for Civil Rights.

Like Lewis, Alice Paul also sacrificed her life for Civil Service.