John R. Lewis, front-line civil rights leader and eminence of Capitol Hill, dies at 80 

“I have been in some kind of fight — for freedom, equality, basic human rights — for nearly my entire life,” he said in a statement. “I have never faced a fight quite like the one I have now.”
Rep. John R. Lewis

Source: John R. Lewis, front-line civil rights leader and eminence of Capitol Hill, dies at 80 – The Washington Post