Tag: John Lewis
To honor John Lewis, progressives say, ‘end the filibuster’ and pass...
"Abolishing the filibuster to secure the right to vote for everyone is how we must protect his legacy."
My long-lost conversation with John Lewis on his vision of nonviolence
In this never-before-released interview, the late civil rights leader and congressman talks systemic racism, permanent warfare, extreme poverty and nonviolence as a way of life.
On 55th anniversary of Voting Rights Act, advocates call on Congress...
Since the Supreme Court gutted the law in 2013, more than 1,600 polling places have been closed, including many in largely-Black and Latino communities.
Civil rights hero John Lewis remembered at funeral as ‘patriot who...
“a true American patriot who risked his life and bled for the hope and promise of democracy.”
Bipartisan political leaders pay tribute to Rep. John Lewis
Both Republican and Democratic leaders have joined together in paying homage to the late Rep. John Lewis.
Trump’s attack on civil rights hero John Lewis over MLK day...
The congressman does not plan on attending Trump’s inauguration, along with a handful of Democrats who are boycotting the event.
John Lewis Stands Up for Human Dignity Once Again
A sit-in by the civil-rights icon on the floor of the House of Representatives is a powerful statement against gun violence.
BREAKING: Democrats Stage House Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Control
Democrats are demanding a vote on new legislation that would close gun control loopholes.