Clarence Page: Want to honor Rep. John Lewis? Repair the Voting Rights Act.
Not all of Washington’s icons are dead. Some are still living and walking among us.
That thought came to mind whenever I ran into Rep. John Lewis on Capitol Hill, or in other newsmaker hot spots.
In a place not known to be overflowing with moral authority, the Georgia Democrat, who died Friday at age 80, stood out. He was the last surviving member of the “Big Six” — the group that included Martin Luther King Jr. and organized the historic civil rights March on Washington in 1963.