The last piece of the late Rep. John Lewis’ literary legacy was released last week, on the one-year anniversary of his death.
Carry On: Reflections For A New Generation includes the late congressman’s reflections on his life and the battle civil rights advocates of today face.
“The book contains the late congressman’s final reflections after a lifetime on the frontlines of the battle for America’s soul, focusing on the things that mattered most to him and sharing his hard-earned wisdom with the world one last time,” the book’s publisher, Grand Central Publishing, said in a statement, as reported by USA Today.
Former Atlanta mayor and UN Ambassador Andrew Young wrote the book’s forward, which was released in hardcover and e-book versions.
Academy Award-nominated actor Don Cheadle reads the audiobook version of Carry On.
Rep. Lewis died last year after battling cancer. The work of the life-time civil rights activist inspired the naming of legislation currently being held in Congress to protect voting rights and American elections.