By Irish Echo Staff

Over sixty leaders of the Irish American community have signed on to a letter mourning the death of Congressman John Lewis and have called on Irish America not to sit on the sidelines as America seeks to end racial discrimination.

The letter also calls for boycott of “Irish Lives Matter” t-shirts

The community leaders, according to a release, represent Irish America’s broad civil, political and educational community and have banded together to mourn the passing of Congressman John Lewis.

Click HERE to read more. Click HERE to read the full letter.

Irish-Americans call for boycott of ‘Irish Lives Matter’ t-shirts

A group of prominent Irish-Americans has called for a boycott of “Irish Lives Matter” t-shirts that are being sold in the US.

More than 60 leaders from Irish-America’s civil, political and educational community have signed a letter mourning the passing of US Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis, who died earlier this month at the age of 80.

The letter is being sent to Congresswoman Karen Bass, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and calls for the support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Click HERE to read more.

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