Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins Honors Representative John Lewis as ‘an Icon, a Hero’

Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins Honors Representative John Lewis as ‘an Icon, a Hero’

Great work by Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins by discussing the late Rep. John Lewis as an icon and a hero during his media session. Coach Jenkins read a passage from the documentary “Good Trouble,” discussing John Lewis’ experience fighting for voting rights in the 1960’s and connected it to the present by declaring that voting rights remain under attack in various forms. Coach Jenkins stressed the importance of protecting the right to vote.

Check out the full article here: https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/sports/nba/grizzlies/2020/07/30/memphis-grizzlies-taylor-jenkins-john-lewis-icon-hero/5546905002/

(Photo from Joe Rondone via The Commercial Appeal)