in Hits & Misses by
“They wanna erect a statue
of me somewhere? OK, I guess.
As long as it ain’t in front
of a goddamned bus station.”

John Lewis
Politician, activist, bus boy.
February 21, 1940 — July 17, 2020.
Aged 80 years.

Most recognized for: In the 60’s, John was one of the 13 original “Freedom Riders’ who protested segregated public transportation in the deep South. He managed to turn getting bloodied at Alabama bus stations into career in politics & served in Congress as Senior Chief Deputy Whip until pancreatic cancer punched his ticket to ride.

Selected by: Raspus, Kim Reaper, Pille, Abra Cadaver, Hog 2, Tote Menschen