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San Antonio artist creates 'Good Trouble' mural honoring civil rights leader John Lewis

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San Antonio artist creates 'Good Trouble' mural honoring civil rights leader John Lewis (Photo of Nik Soupe mural taken by SBG San Antonio)

SAN ANTONIO - Civil rights leader and U.S. Representative John Lewis will be honored this week as his body continues to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol. His funeral is planned for Thursday in Atlanta.

His legacy also being honored in San Antonio with a mural created by local artist Nik Soupe.

"We'll create something that will hopefully spark a conversation," Soupe said. "He believed in something and he lived it. And that's an incredible thing. I can only hope that all of us find something that we're incredibly passionate about and do that for our entire life."

The mural can be found at the corner of Lone Star Boulevard and South Flores Street. A quote next an image of Lewis reads, "Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble."

In an post on Instagram, artist Soupe wrote, "Lewis lived an extremely productive and influential life... A live that will be well remembered and celebrated."

Lewis was the last surviving speaker of the 1963 March on Washington and one of the original Freedom Riders.


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