This tribute to civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis was written and read by NC NOW Administrative Officer Nancy Cook at the 2020 NC NOW State Conference.
How should we remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg? As the notorious RBG? As a cancer warrior? As only the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court? As a fashion icon, known for her collection of decorative collars? As a dissenter? Can we simply remember her as Ruth? The outpouring of emotion at her death was in truth more than political.