Congresswoman Nikema Williams Statement on the Passing of Atlanta Councilman Emeritus C.T. Martin

May 08, 2021
Press

C.T. Martin and Congresswoman Nikema Williams

ATLANTA – Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) released a statement following the passing of former Atlanta City Councilmember C.T. Martin:

“Atlanta has lost one of its greatest native sons, Councilman Emeritus C.T. Martin. For nearly 30 years, he served with distinction on the Atlanta City Council, uplifting the voices of the Southwest Atlanta community.

“Throughout his life, Martin was a fearless leader for justice and steadfast ally for marginalized communities. He served as Congressman John Lewis’ first campaign manager, and I was proud to have earned his support, guidance, and his endorsement in my first campaign for public office.

“My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones at this time. The entire city of Atlanta owes a debt of gratitude to C.T. Martin that we could never repay. May his memory serve as a guiding light for future generations of leaders in the fight for full equality.”

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