Tag: John Lewis
"Abolishing the filibuster to secure the right to vote for everyone is how we must protect his legacy."
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.
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.
“a true American patriot who risked his life and bled for the hope and promise of democracy.”
Both Republican and Democratic leaders have joined together in paying homage to the late Rep. John Lewis.
The congressman does not plan on attending Trump’s inauguration, along with a handful of Democrats who are boycotting the event.
Democrats are demanding a vote on new legislation that would close gun control loopholes.