January 13, 2006 - "As many celebrate the contributions of a great American, Martin Luther King, Jr., there are some who question whether the vision that Dr. King so eloquently described is still alive today," said Rep. Lewis. "But the assassins of Martin Luther King, Jr. could not kill the dream of peace. They could not kill the dream of an open society.
January 13, 2006 - Rep. Lewis was invited to participate in the annual state observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service today at the State Capitol in Atlanta. He decided not to participate for the following reason: