Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: John Lewis

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.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”