A moving ‘Amazing Grace’ performance for Congressman John Lewis

UK’s Guardian News picked up footage of this performance of Amazing Grace in memory of US Congressman John Lewis, who died 17 July 2020.

US lawmakers were visibly moved while singer Wintley Phipps delivered his performance of ‘Amazing Grace’ in the Capitol Rotunda for the late congressman John Lewis. A Democratic member from Atlanta since 1987, Lewis endured numerous beatings and arrests in his lifelong fight against segregation and for racial justice. He died on 17 July of pancreatic cancer at age 80
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