Rev Joseph Lowery has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 25, 2020.
The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” in America.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
met Rev Joseph Lowery after moving to ATL 19 years ago. he gave a prescient talk about health and walkable cities, income equality and design at the Carter Center. was a great day for me. thank you Rev. Lowry for your service and advocacy. https://t.co/eSbSd4kmev
— theporchgirl (@theporchgirl) March 28, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
He helped paved the way for us to ALL be treated equal ! He fought the Good Fight for those who couldn’t.. Remember Rev. Joseph E Lowry as a civil rights leader, and vessel of heaven here on earth to stand for the poor, the week and the discriminated.
REST IN PARADISE TO A LEGEND pic.twitter.com/YJRvA8kQ2M
— Uptop Pop (@uptopentinc) March 28, 2020
Young people… A great champion who sacrificed for, and contributed so much to the freedom of your people has passed Rev Joseph Lowry.. thank you for your service to the goodness of all humanity —bless you… https://t.co/el3SMZbqqO
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) March 28, 2020