Celebration of Life

U.S. Mourns Death of Rev. James M. Lawson, `One of Our Nation’s Noblest Leaders’ 

Tributes continued this week for the Rev. James Lawson Jr., an icon of the Civil Rights Movement and the longtime pastor of Holman United Methodist Church in South Los Angeles, with President Joe Biden saying on June 11 that Lawson dedicated his life to “our country’s ideals.”  Lawson died June 9 in Los Angeles after a brief illness at age 95.