Category: John Lewis

Congressman/Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Talks About What Gives Him Hope
Civil Rights, Congress

Congressman/Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Talks About What Gives Him Hope

CBC News & Events- November 1, 2017

#Congressman/#Civil Rights Icon #JohnLewis Talks About What Gives Him Hope • @RepJohnLewis #BreakingNews #CBC #CBCNews #News #Politics Read More

Rep. John Lewis Calls Clinton ‘Madam President’
John Lewis, Members

Rep. John Lewis Calls Clinton ‘Madam President’

CBC News & Events- October 27, 2017

Rep. #JohnLewis Calls Clinton ‘Madam President’ • @RepJohnLewis #BreakingNews #CBC #CBCNews #News #Politics Read More

One Book, One Bedford Resumes With Graphic Novel About Civil Rights Leader John Lewis
Civil Rights, John Lewis

One Book, One Bedford Resumes With Graphic Novel About Civil Rights Leader John Lewis

CBC News & Events- October 26, 2017

One Book, One Bedford Resumes With Graphic Novel About #Civil Rights Leader #JohnLewis • @RepJohnLewis #BreakingNews #CBC #CBCNews #News #Politics Read More

Congressman Lewis Inspires College Park Residents
Congress, Education

Congressman Lewis Inspires College Park Residents

CBC News & Events- October 26, 2017

#Congressman Lewis Inspires College Park Residents • #BreakingNews #CBC #CBCNews #News #Politics Read More

Rep. John Lewis – Damon Keith A Protector Of The Law
John Lewis, Members

Rep. John Lewis – Damon Keith A Protector Of The Law

CBC News & Events- October 26, 2017

Rep. #JohnLewis – Damon Keith A Protector Of The Law • @RepJohnLewis #BreakingNews #CBC #CBCNews #News #Politics Read More

What John Lewis Can Teach UMD Students About Making Good Trouble
John Lewis, Members

What John Lewis Can Teach UMD Students About Making Good Trouble

CBC News & Events- October 26, 2017

What #JohnLewis Can Teach #UMD Students About Making Good Trouble • @RepJohnLewis #BreakingNews #CBC #CBCNews #News #Politics Read More

“Keep The Faith”: U.S. Rep. John Lewis Speaks To UMD Community
John Lewis, Members

“Keep The Faith”: U.S. Rep. John Lewis Speaks To UMD Community

CBC News & Events- October 14, 2017

“Keep The Faith”: U.S. Rep. #JohnLewis Speaks To #UMD Community • @RepJohnLewis #BreakingNews #CBC #CBCNews #News #Politics Read More

Rep. John Lewis Calls Out Mismanagement Of Georgia’s Foreclosure Funds
John Lewis, Members

Rep. John Lewis Calls Out Mismanagement Of Georgia’s Foreclosure Funds

CBC News & Events- October 14, 2017

Rep. #JohnLewis Calls Out Mismanagement Of #Georgia’s Foreclosure Funds • @RepJohnLewis #BreakingNews #CBC #CBCNews #News #Politics Read More

#JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis Endorses C.T. Martin In City Council President Race
John Lewis, Members

#JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis Endorses C.T. Martin In City Council President Race

CBC News & Events- October 13, 2017

Read more... Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin has been endorsed by U.S. Rep. John Lewis in his bid to become council president.Martin, who has been ... Read More

Dem Rep Lewis: Gun Violence a Daily Epidemic
John Lewis, Members

Dem Rep Lewis: Gun Violence a Daily Epidemic

CBC News & Events- October 12, 2017

Read more... In this week’s Democratic address, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) decried gun violence, calling it a “daily epidemic.” Hello. I’m Congressman John Lewis, and ... Read More

Rep #JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis: Trump Is Causing a ‘Growing Sense Of Hopelessness’ In America
John Lewis, Members

Rep #JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis: Trump Is Causing a ‘Growing Sense Of Hopelessness’ In America

CBC News & Events- October 9, 2017

Read more... Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) said President Donald Trump was causing a “growing sense of hopelessness today in America.” SHARPTON: ... Read More

U.S. Rep. #JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis Says HUD ‘should Lend a Helping Hand’ To Rebuild Public Housing In Cairo
John Lewis, Members

U.S. Rep. #JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis Says HUD ‘should Lend a Helping Hand’ To Rebuild Public Housing In Cairo

CBC News & Events- October 8, 2017

Read more... U.S. Rep. John Lewis says HUD 'should lend a helping hand' to rebuild public housing in Cairo WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. John Lewis, one ... Read More

In Wake Of #LasVegas Shootings, No Plans To Bring Gun Silencer Bill To House Floor, Ryan Says
John Lewis, Las Vegas

In Wake Of #LasVegas Shootings, No Plans To Bring Gun Silencer Bill To House Floor, Ryan Says

CBC News & Events- October 7, 2017

Read more... In wake of Las Vegas shootings, no plans to bring gun silencer bill to House floor, Ryan says Republicans said Tuesday they had ... Read More

#JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis Pushes For Gun Control In Wake Of #LasVegas Shooting: ‘How Many More Must Die?’
Gun Control, John Lewis

#JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis Pushes For Gun Control In Wake Of #LasVegas Shooting: ‘How Many More Must Die?’

CBC News & Events- October 5, 2017

Read more... John Lewis Pushes for Gun Control in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting: ‘How Many More Must Die?’ WASHINGTON — Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) ... Read More

#JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis: How Many More Will Die Before Gun Control Is Passed? ‘A Few Hundred? A Few Thousand?’
Gun Control, John Lewis

#JohnLewis @RepJohnLewis: How Many More Will Die Before Gun Control Is Passed? ‘A Few Hundred? A Few Thousand?’

CBC News & Events- October 5, 2017

Read more... John Lewis: How Many More Will Die Before Gun Control Is Passed? ‘A Few Hundred? A Few Thousand?’ In the wake of the ... Read More

@GabbyGiffords: ‘It’s Time To Come Together’ To Enact Gun Measures
Gun Control, John Lewis

@GabbyGiffords: ‘It’s Time To Come Together’ To Enact Gun Measures

CBC News & Events- October 5, 2017

Read more... Gabby Giffords: 'It's time to come together' to enact gun measures Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords called on lawmakers of both parties to enact ... Read More

‘We Cannot Wait’: John Lewis Blasts Trump For Refusing To Talk About Gun Violence
John Lewis, Members

‘We Cannot Wait’: John Lewis Blasts Trump For Refusing To Talk About Gun Violence

CBC News & Events- October 4, 2017

Read more... 'We Cannot Wait': John Lewis Blasts Trump For Refusing To Talk About Gun Violence Civil rights icon and Democratic Rep. John Lewis blasted ... Read More

Lawsuit Claims  #Georgia House Districts Drawn To Remove Minority Voters
John Lewis, Members

Lawsuit Claims #Georgia House Districts Drawn To Remove Minority Voters

CBC News & Events- October 4, 2017

Read more... Lawsuit claims Georgia House districts drawn to remove minority voters Voters opposed to a 2015 redistricting plan have filed a second federal lawsuit ... Read More

Dems Raise Pressure On GOP After  #LasVegas Shooting
John Lewis, Las Vegas

Dems Raise Pressure On GOP After #LasVegas Shooting

CBC News & Events- October 4, 2017

Read more... Dems raise pressure on GOP after Las Vegas shooting “I am sick and tired of a few moments of silence on the House ... Read More

Trump Visits Shooting Victims, First Responders In Las Vegas
John Lewis, Las Vegas

Trump Visits Shooting Victims, First Responders In Las Vegas

CBC News & Events- October 4, 2017

Read more... Trump Visits Shooting Victims, First Responders In Las Vegas Enlarge this image Air Force One lands at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas ... Read More

Democrats’ Call To Action Includes Plea For ‘moral Courage’ On Gun Control
Gun Control, John Lewis

Democrats’ Call To Action Includes Plea For ‘moral Courage’ On Gun Control

CBC News & Events- October 4, 2017

Read more... Democrats' call to action includes plea for 'moral courage' on gun control Democrats, seething over GOP inaction on gun control, are pushing piecemeal ... Read More

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Revives Gun Control Push After Las Vegas Shooting
Gun Control, John Lewis

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Revives Gun Control Push After Las Vegas Shooting

CBC News & Events- October 4, 2017

Read more... Civil Rights icon John Lewis revives gun control push after Las Vegas shooting by: Tamar Hallerman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Updated: Oct 4, 2017 ... Read More

John Lewis: How Many More Will Die Before Gun Control Is Passed? ‘A Few Hundred? A Few Thousand?’
Gun Control, John Lewis

John Lewis: How Many More Will Die Before Gun Control Is Passed? ‘A Few Hundred? A Few Thousand?’

CBC News & Events- October 4, 2017

Read more... John Lewis: How Many More Will Die Before Gun Control Is Passed? ‘A Few Hundred? A Few Thousand?’ In the wake of the ... Read More

John Lewis Pushes For Gun Control In Wake Of Las Vegas Shooting: ‘How Many More Must Die?’
Gun Control, John Lewis

John Lewis Pushes For Gun Control In Wake Of Las Vegas Shooting: ‘How Many More Must Die?’

CBC News & Events- October 4, 2017

Read more... John Lewis Pushes for Gun Control in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting: ‘How Many More Must Die?’ WASHINGTON — Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) ... Read More

Georgia Rep. John Lewis Will Speak At UMD About Civil Rights
John Lewis, Members

Georgia Rep. John Lewis Will Speak At UMD About Civil Rights

CBC News & Events- October 3, 2017

Read more... Georgia Rep. John Lewis will speak at UMD about civil rights Published October 2 at 10:29 PM Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and congressional staffer Andrew ... Read More

After Las Vegas Massacre, Politicians Renew Call For Gun Reform; White House Says Too Soon
John Lewis, Las Vegas

After Las Vegas Massacre, Politicians Renew Call For Gun Reform; White House Says Too Soon

CBC News & Events- October 3, 2017

Read more... Joining the call for reform, U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., challenged Republicans to push a measure through the House... Read more... Read More

Dems Raise Pressure On GOP After Las Vegas Shooting
John Lewis, Las Vegas

Dems Raise Pressure On GOP After Las Vegas Shooting

CBC News & Events- October 3, 2017

Read more... Dems raise pressure on GOP after Las Vegas shooting “I am sick and tired of a few moments of silence on the House ... Read More

Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, Conyers, And Brady Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act
John Lewis, Legislation

Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, Conyers, And Brady Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act

CBC News & Events- October 2, 2017

219 Read more... Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, Conyers, and Brady Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act WASHINGTON, DC – Today, lead sponsors Rep. John Lewis (GA-5), House Democratic ... Read More

John Lewis To Revive Gun Control Push After Las Vegas Shooting | Political Insider
Gun Control, John Lewis

John Lewis To Revive Gun Control Push After Las Vegas Shooting | Political Insider

CBC News & Events- October 2, 2017

Read more... John Lewis to revive gun control push after Las Vegas shooting | Political Insider John Lewis to revive gun control push after Las ... Read More

Smith: The NFL’s Watered Down Protest
John Lewis, Members

Smith: The NFL’s Watered Down Protest

CBC News & Events- October 1, 2017

Read more... Smith: The NFL's watered down protest By Jamil Smith/The Washington Post It shouldn't be odd to see Daniel Snyder on an NFL sideline ... Read More

Black Caucus Chair: ‘Utter Disgust’ With Trump’s Handling Of Race
John Lewis, Members

Black Caucus Chair: ‘Utter Disgust’ With Trump’s Handling Of Race

CBC News & Events- September 28, 2017

Read more... Black Caucus chair: ‘Utter disgust’ with Trump’s handling of race The head of the Congressional Black Caucus lashed out at President Trump Wednesday, accusing ... Read More

Steve Scalise Makes Return To U.S. Capitol: ‘You Have No Idea How Great This Feels To Be Back’
John Lewis, Members

Steve Scalise Makes Return To U.S. Capitol: ‘You Have No Idea How Great This Feels To Be Back’

CBC News & Events- September 28, 2017

Read more... Steve Scalise makes return to U.S. Capitol: 'You have no idea how great this feels to be back' WASHINGTON — Moving on crutches and ... Read More

Visitor Center In King District To Close For Repairs In preparation For 2018
John Lewis, Members

Visitor Center In King District To Close For Repairs In preparation For 2018

CBC News & Events- September 28, 2017

Read more... Visitor Center in King District to close for repairs in preparation for 2018 The Visitor Center at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site ... Read More

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Slams Trump’s Response To NFL Protests
John Lewis, Members

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Slams Trump’s Response To NFL Protests

CBC News & Events- September 28, 2017

Read more... Congressional Black Caucus chair slams Trump's response to NFL protests The chair of the Congressional Black Caucus said Wednesday night his heated letter ... Read More

House Reduces Expired Concealed Gun Permit Penalty To a Fine
John Lewis, Members

House Reduces Expired Concealed Gun Permit Penalty To a Fine

CBC News & Events- September 28, 2017

Read more... House reduces expired concealed gun permit penalty to a fine LANSING, Mich.>> The Republican-led Michigan House voted Wednesday to reduce the penalty for ... Read More

Bree Newsome, Who Took Down Confederate Flag, Barred From Speaking At Asheville Middle School
John Lewis, Members

Bree Newsome, Who Took Down Confederate Flag, Barred From Speaking At Asheville Middle School

CBC News & Events- September 27, 2017

Read more... Bree Newsome, who took down Confederate flag, barred from speaking at Asheville Middle School CLOSE Bree Newsome, the activist who climbed a flag ... Read More

LeBron James: “The People Run This Country. Not One Individual.”
John Lewis, Members

LeBron James: “The People Run This Country. Not One Individual.”

CBC News & Events- September 27, 2017

Read more... LeBron James: "The People Run This Country. Not One Individual." Lebron James spoke out today at the Cavaliers 2018 Media Day after the ... Read More

John Lewis: NFL Players Kneeling ‘are Following a Long Tradition’
John Lewis, Members

John Lewis: NFL Players Kneeling ‘are Following a Long Tradition’

CBC News & Events- September 26, 2017

Read more... Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (R-Ga.) shared his support for NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in a tweet Monday, sharing ... Read More

Rep. John Lewis: I Oppose Health Care Replacement With ‘Every Bone In My Body’
John Lewis, Members

Rep. John Lewis: I Oppose Health Care Replacement With ‘Every Bone In My Body’

CBC News & Events- September 25, 2017

Read more... Rep. John Lewis: I Oppose Health Care Replacement With 'Every Bone In My Body' Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) gave a passionate speech on ... Read More

‘I Oppose This Bill With Breath And Every Bone In My Body,’ Rep. John Lewis Says
John Lewis, Members

‘I Oppose This Bill With Breath And Every Bone In My Body,’ Rep. John Lewis Says

CBC News & Events- September 24, 2017

Read more... 'I oppose this bill with breath and every bone in my body,' Rep. John Lewis says (Peter Stevenson/ The Washington Post) 'I oppose ... Read More

Rep. John Lewis: ‘I Don’t See Trump As a Legitimate President’
Donald Trump, John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis: ‘I Don’t See Trump As a Legitimate President’

CBC News & Events- September 24, 2017

Read more... Rep. John Lewis: 'I don't see Trump as a legitimate president' In an exclusive interview with NBC News' "Meet the Press," Rep. John ... Read More

Rep. John Lewis Wants To ‘Take A Bullwhip’ To People So They Care About Civil Rights
John Lewis, Members

Rep. John Lewis Wants To ‘Take A Bullwhip’ To People So They Care About Civil Rights

CBC News & Events- September 22, 2017

Read more... Rep. John Lewis Wants To ‘Take A Bullwhip’ To People So They Care About Civil Rights Democratic Rep. John Lewis said Thursday he ... Read More

NSO Joins Jason Moran To Perform His Music From The Film ‘Selma’
John Lewis, Members

NSO Joins Jason Moran To Perform His Music From The Film ‘Selma’

CBC News & Events- September 22, 2017

Read more... NSO joins Jason Moran to perform his music from the film ‘Selma’ Film scores written for historical dramas are seldom heard in concert ... Read More

Hillary Clinton Won’t Rule Out Questioning The Legitimacy Of Donald Trump’s Election
Donald Trump, John Lewis

Hillary Clinton Won’t Rule Out Questioning The Legitimacy Of Donald Trump’s Election

CBC News & Events- September 19, 2017

Read more... Hillary Clinton Won't Rule Out Questioning The Legitimacy Of Donald Trump's Election Hillary Clinton opened the door to possibly questioning whether Donald Trump ... Read More

Racist Trump Supporter Who Blamed Charlottesville On Dems Gets Her Very Own Show On Fox
John Lewis, Members

Racist Trump Supporter Who Blamed Charlottesville On Dems Gets Her Very Own Show On Fox

CBC News & Events- September 19, 2017

Read more... Racist Trump supporter who blamed Charlottesville on Dems gets her very own show on Fox Fox News has given over another hour of ... Read More

Rep. John Lewis Statement On National HBCU Week
Education, HBCUs

Rep. John Lewis Statement On National HBCU Week

CBC News & Events- September 19, 2017

219 Read more... Rep. John Lewis Statement on National HBCU Week September 19, 2017 Press Release WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. John Lewis made the following ... Read More

On The Path Of Chuck Berry’s ‘Promised Land,’ Five Decades On
Education, HBCUs

On The Path Of Chuck Berry’s ‘Promised Land,’ Five Decades On

CBC News & Events- September 18, 2017

Read more... On the path of Chuck Berry’s ‘Promised Land,’ five decades on Chuck Berry’s 1964 classic “Promised Land” is all about motion. The opening ... Read More

Lin-Manuel Miranda Was The One Guy In DC Last Night With Bipartisan Support
John Lewis, Members

Lin-Manuel Miranda Was The One Guy In DC Last Night With Bipartisan Support

CBC News & Events- September 17, 2017

Read more... Lin-Manuel Miranda was the one guy in DC last night with bipartisan support Lin-Manuel Miranda was honored two nights in a row at ... Read More

ELDER: Moving The Goalpost On Racism
John Lewis, Members

ELDER: Moving The Goalpost On Racism

CBC News & Events- September 17, 2017

Read more... ELDER: Moving the goalpost on racism In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared on a BBC news show. The host asked King ... Read More

DC Rises Up For Lin-Manuel Miranda As He Advocates For DACA, Arts Funding
DACA / Dreamers, John Lewis

DC Rises Up For Lin-Manuel Miranda As He Advocates For DACA, Arts Funding

CBC News & Events- September 15, 2017

Read more... DC rises up for Lin-Manuel Miranda as he advocates for DACA, arts funding By Saba Hamedy CNNWASHINGTON (CNN) -- Washington had its eyes ... Read More

Moving The Goal Post On Racism
John Lewis, Members

Moving The Goal Post On Racism

CBC News & Events- September 15, 2017

Read more... Moving the Goal Post on Racism In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared on a BBC news show. The host asked King ... Read More

KU Dole Institute To Honor Former U.S. Sen. Harkin’s Public Service
John Lewis, Members

KU Dole Institute To Honor Former U.S. Sen. Harkin’s Public Service

CBC News & Events- September 15, 2017

Read more... KU Dole Institute to honor former U.S. Sen. Harkin’s public service Former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin will join heavyweights Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, ... Read More

Al Franken: ‘The Best Cure For Homelessness Is a Home’
John Lewis, Members

Al Franken: ‘The Best Cure For Homelessness Is a Home’

CBC News & Events- September 14, 2017

Read more... Al Franken: ‘The best cure for homelessness is a home’ The U.S. senator talks with a street paper vendor about poverty in America ... Read More

Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Capitol Honor
Education, John Lewis

Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Capitol Honor

CBC News & Events- September 13, 2017

Read more... Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda receives Capitol honor WASHINGTON – Lin-Manuel Miranda can add one more distinction to his growing resume: congressional honoree. The Hamilton ... Read More

Civil Rights Leader John Lewis To Visit Michigan State
John Lewis, Members

Civil Rights Leader John Lewis To Visit Michigan State

CBC News & Events- September 13, 2017

Read more... Civil rights leader John Lewis to visit Michigan State Buy Photo Civil rights activist, writer, U.S. Congressman John Lewis was at East Lansing's ... Read More

Dolores Huerta: “The Resources Of Our World Belong To The People And Not To Corporations”
John Lewis, Members

Dolores Huerta: “The Resources Of Our World Belong To The People And Not To Corporations”

CBC News & Events- September 12, 2017

Read more... Dolores Huerta: “The Resources of Our World Belong to the People and Not to Corporations” A conversation with the feminist Latina labor leader ... Read More

Representative John Lewis To Be Honored With Louis Stokes Community Visionary Award
John Lewis, Members

Representative John Lewis To Be Honored With Louis Stokes Community Visionary Award

CBC News & Events- September 11, 2017

Read more... Representative John Lewis to be honored with Louis Stokes Community Visionary Award A legendary American will be honored in Cleveland next week. Congressman ... Read More

Photos: Remembering The 1963 March On Washington
John Lewis, Members

Photos: Remembering The 1963 March On Washington

CBC News & Events- September 11, 2017

Read more... Photos: Remembering the 1963 March on Washington Monday marks the 54th anniversary of a key moment in the civil rights movement, the March ... Read More

Spx Ignatz Award Nominees – Books Tackling Bigotry Top ‘The Spirit Awards Of Comics’
John Lewis, Members

Spx Ignatz Award Nominees – Books Tackling Bigotry Top ‘The Spirit Awards Of Comics’

CBC News & Events- September 11, 2017

Read more... Spx Ignatz Award Nominees - Books Tackling Bigotry Top ‘The Spirit Awards Of Comics’ SPX Ignatz Award nominees: Books tackling bigotry top ‘the ... Read More

House Ethics Panel Continues Inquiry Of Veteran Rep. John Conyers
John Lewis, Members

House Ethics Panel Continues Inquiry Of Veteran Rep. John Conyers

CBC News & Events- September 10, 2017

Read more... House Ethics Panel Continues Inquiry Of Veteran Rep. John Conyers By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Ethics Committee said ... Read More

Congressional Panel Examines Revamping The IRS Appeals And Dispute Resolution Process
John Lewis, Members

Congressional Panel Examines Revamping The IRS Appeals And Dispute Resolution Process

CBC News & Events- September 10, 2017

Read more... Congressional panel examines revamping the IRS appeals and dispute resolution process The House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee held a hearing this week ... Read More

NCJW: Education, Advocacy To Make Lives Better
Education, John Lewis

NCJW: Education, Advocacy To Make Lives Better

CBC News & Events- September 10, 2017

Read more... NCJW: Education, Advocacy to Make Lives Better NCJW Atlanta’s 5777 year was impactful.NCJW Atlanta provided backpacks and school supplies to over 100 needy ... Read More

How Democrats Learned To Stop Worrying And Love ‘Medicare For All’
John Lewis, Medicare For All

How Democrats Learned To Stop Worrying And Love ‘Medicare For All’

CBC News & Events- September 9, 2017

Read more... How Democrats learned to stop worrying and love 'Medicare for all' Story highlights Sanders campaigned relentlessly against the Republican bills, mostly in the ... Read More

The News Had Us Looking Back, So We Headed South On a Civil Rights Tour
John Lewis, Members

The News Had Us Looking Back, So We Headed South On a Civil Rights Tour

CBC News & Events- September 8, 2017

Read more... The news had us looking back, so we headed South on a civil rights tour ‘The word of the day is,’’ my 7-year ... Read More

Perspective | Is Our Black Son Ready To Walk Home From School Alone, In Sixth Grade?
John Lewis, Members

Perspective | Is Our Black Son Ready To Walk Home From School Alone, In Sixth Grade?

CBC News & Events- September 8, 2017

Read more... Perspective | Is our black son ready to walk home from school alone, in sixth grade? (Getty Images/iStock)We’ve been having the same conversation ... Read More

Descendants Of Confederate VP Want His Statue Out Of U.S. Capitol
John Lewis, Members

Descendants Of Confederate VP Want His Statue Out Of U.S. Capitol

CBC News & Events- August 25, 2017

Read more... Descendants of Confederate VP want his statue out of U.S. Capitol When Alexander and Brendan Stephens were growing up in Athens, their childhoods ... Read More

Sen. Tim Scott: Trump Risks Losing Moral Authority
Charlottesville, Donald Trump

Sen. Tim Scott: Trump Risks Losing Moral Authority

CBC News & Events- August 22, 2017

Read more... Sen. Tim Scott: Trump risks losing moral authority Sen. Tim ScottTim ScottRepublican lawmakers criticize Trump response to Charlottesville Trump turns on GOP Congress ... Read More

Tim Scott: Trump’s Moral Authority ‘remains Compromised’, Should Sit Down With Someone Like Rep. John Lewis
Charlottesville, Donald Trump

Tim Scott: Trump’s Moral Authority ‘remains Compromised’, Should Sit Down With Someone Like Rep. John Lewis

CBC News & Events- August 21, 2017

Read more... Tim Scott Trump’s moral authority ‘remains compromised’, should sit down with someone like Rep. John Lewis Tim Scott: Trump's moral authority 'remains compromised', ... Read More

Note To Self: Congressman John Lewis On The “moral Obligation” To “speak Up”
Charlottesville, John Lewis

Note To Self: Congressman John Lewis On The “moral Obligation” To “speak Up”

CBC News & Events- August 18, 2017

Read more... Note to Self: Congressman John Lewis on the "moral obligation" to "speak up" The violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, have prompted many Americans ... Read More

Rep. John Lewis Speaks Out About Charlottesville
Charlottesville, John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis Speaks Out About Charlottesville

CBC News & Events- August 16, 2017

Read more... Rep. John Lewis speaks out about Charlottesville ATLANTA - U.S. Congressman John Lewis had very strong words condemning the racist violence in Charlottesville. ... Read More

Rep. John Lewis: Trump ‘Uncaring,’ Ignorant Of Civil Rights Movement
Donald Trump, John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis: Trump ‘Uncaring,’ Ignorant Of Civil Rights Movement

CBC News & Events- August 13, 2017

Read more... Rep. John Lewis Trump 'Uncaring,' Ignorant of Civil Rights Movement President Donald Trump is "uncaring" and does not understand the Civil Rights Movement, ... Read More

Office Of Congressional Ethics Wants John Lewis And Staff Subpoenaed
John Lewis, Members

Office Of Congressional Ethics Wants John Lewis And Staff Subpoenaed

CBC News & Events- August 12, 2017

Read more... Office of Congressional Ethics Wants John Lewis and Staff Subpoenaed The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust filed a complaint with the Office ... Read More

John Lewis Staffer Under Ethics Inquiry
John Lewis, Members

John Lewis Staffer Under Ethics Inquiry

CBC News & Events- August 10, 2017

Read more... John Lewis Staffer Under Ethics Inquiry Michael Collins, left, chief of staff for Rep. John Lewis, center, is under Ethics Committee scrutiny. (Tom ... Read More

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Endorses Doug Jones In Democratic Senate Race
Donald Trump, John Lewis

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Endorses Doug Jones In Democratic Senate Race

CBC News & Events- August 8, 2017

Read more... Civil rights icon John Lewis endorses Doug Jones in Democratic Senate race Civil rights icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, with whom President ... Read More

Atlanta Rep. John Lewis Ran Into Atlanta Rapper Big Boi At New York City Chick-fil-A
John Lewis, Members

Atlanta Rep. John Lewis Ran Into Atlanta Rapper Big Boi At New York City Chick-fil-A

CBC News & Events- August 4, 2017

Read more... Atlanta Rep. John Lewis ran into Atlanta rapper Big Boi at New York City Chick-fil-A Rep. John Lewis and rapper Big Boi had ... Read More

BLACK ENTERPRISE To Honor Rep. John Lewis And Other Iconic Black Men
Education, John Lewis

BLACK ENTERPRISE To Honor Rep. John Lewis And Other Iconic Black Men

CBC News & Events- August 4, 2017

Read more... BLACK ENTERPRISE to honor Rep. John Lewis and other iconic black men BLACK ENTERPRISE to honor Rep. John Lewis and other iconic black ... Read More

Congressman John Lewis Visits Atlanta School Named After Him
Education, John Lewis

Congressman John Lewis Visits Atlanta School Named After Him

CBC News & Events- August 3, 2017

Read more... Congressman John Lewis visits Atlanta school named after him Posted by Decaturish.com August 3, 2017 U.S. Rep. John Lewis talks about education and ... Read More

SDCC: ‘March’ Creators Blend The Personal And The Political
John Lewis, Members

SDCC: ‘March’ Creators Blend The Personal And The Political

CBC News & Events- August 3, 2017

Read more... SDCC: 'March' Creators Blend the Personal and the Political 57 Shares ShareOn Facebook Congressman John Lewis, the Civil Rights icon and author of ... Read More

Lewis: Trump Is ‘uncaring,’ Threatens Progress
Donald Trump, John Lewis

Lewis: Trump Is ‘uncaring,’ Threatens Progress

CBC News & Events- August 3, 2017

Read more... Lewis: Trump is 'uncaring,' threatens progress "We have come a distance. We made progress. But there are forces in America trying to slow ... Read More

Congressman John Lewis Visits Namesake School In Atlanta
John Lewis, Members

Congressman John Lewis Visits Namesake School In Atlanta

CBC News & Events- August 2, 2017

Read more... Congressman John Lewis Visits Namesake School In Atlanta U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who represents Georgia's 5th Congressional District, joined some Atlanta students Tuesday for ... Read More

US Rep. John Lewis Backs Stacey Abrams In Ga. Governor’s Race
FEMA, John Lewis

US Rep. John Lewis Backs Stacey Abrams In Ga. Governor’s Race

CBC News & Events- July 30, 2017

Read more... US Rep. John Lewis Backs Stacey Abrams In Ga. Governor's Race Georgia Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis on Monday threw his ... Read More

Georgia 2018: John Lewis Endorses Stacey Abrams’ Bid For Governor
John Lewis, Members

Georgia 2018: John Lewis Endorses Stacey Abrams’ Bid For Governor

CBC News & Events- July 24, 2017

Read more... Georgia 2018: John Lewis endorses Stacey Abrams’ bid for governor Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), reads a statement speaking out against Attorney General nominee ... Read More

Georgia 2018: John Lewis Endorses Stacey Abrams’ Bid For Governor | Political Insider Blog
John Lewis, Members

Georgia 2018: John Lewis Endorses Stacey Abrams’ Bid For Governor | Political Insider Blog

CBC News & Events- July 24, 2017

Read more... Georgia 2018: John Lewis endorses Stacey Abrams’ bid for governor | Political Insider blog View Caption Hide Caption Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), reads ... Read More

Rep. John Lewis Painfully Relives The Horrors Of The Racism He Suffered During Visit To Civil Rights Museum – Atlanta Black Star
John Lewis, Members

Rep. John Lewis Painfully Relives The Horrors Of The Racism He Suffered During Visit To Civil Rights Museum – Atlanta Black Star

CBC News & Events- July 19, 2017

Read more... Rep. John Lewis Painfully Relives the Horrors of the Racism He Suffered During Visit to Civil Rights Museum - Atlanta Black Star Advertisement ... Read More

Georgia Reps Help Pass Defense Authorization Act
John Lewis, Members

Georgia Reps Help Pass Defense Authorization Act

CBC News & Events- July 18, 2017

Read more... Georgia Reps Help Pass Defense Authorization Act By Baker Owens – On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 ... Read More

Rep. John Lewis: Video Of DeKalb Cop Beating Woman Is ‘alarming’
John Lewis, Members

Rep. John Lewis: Video Of DeKalb Cop Beating Woman Is ‘alarming’

CBC News & Events- July 17, 2017

Read more... Rep. John Lewis: Video of DeKalb cop beating woman is ‘alarming’ Looks like you're already verified. If you still have trouble signing in, you ... Read More

John Lewis Overcome With Emotion At A Civil Rights Movement Exhibit
John Lewis, Members

John Lewis Overcome With Emotion At A Civil Rights Movement Exhibit

CBC News & Events- July 15, 2017

Read more... John Lewis Overcome With Emotion At A Civil Rights Movement Exhibit Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) was overcome with emotion during a recent visit ... Read More

WATCH: Civil Rights Exhibit Brings Rep. John Lewis To Tears
John Lewis, Members

WATCH: Civil Rights Exhibit Brings Rep. John Lewis To Tears

CBC News & Events- July 14, 2017

Read more... WATCH: Civil Rights Exhibit Brings Rep. John Lewis To Tears Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) was brought to tears while visiting an ... Read More

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Leads March Through Comic-Con
John Lewis, Members

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Leads March Through Comic-Con

CBC News & Events- July 14, 2017

Read more... Civil rights icon John Lewis leads march through Comic-Con SAN DIEGO — Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on ... Read More

Judge Rules Man Accused Of Threatening U.S. Rep. John Lewis’ Staff Competent For Trial
John Lewis, Members

Judge Rules Man Accused Of Threatening U.S. Rep. John Lewis’ Staff Competent For Trial

CBC News & Events- July 12, 2017

Read more... Judge rules man accused of threatening U.S. Rep. John Lewis’ staff competent for trial ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of threatening ... Read More

Inside Cory Booker’s Social Media Strategy
Cory Booker, John Lewis

Inside Cory Booker’s Social Media Strategy

CBC News & Events- July 2, 2017

Read more... Inside Cory Booker's social media strategy WASHINGTON — As Democrats rallied opposition to Senate Republicans’ health bill last week, Cory Booker turned to ... Read More

U.S. Rep. John Conyers Under Investigation By House Ethics Committee
John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), John Lewis

U.S. Rep. John Conyers Under Investigation By House Ethics Committee

CBC News & Events- June 30, 2017

Read more... U.S. Rep. John Conyers under investigation by House Ethics Committee WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics committee said Monday it is investigating complaints against ... Read More

This “Magical” Capitol Steps Moment Will Make You Feel Better About The World
Cory Booker, John Lewis

This “Magical” Capitol Steps Moment Will Make You Feel Better About The World

CBC News & Events- June 27, 2017

Read more... This "Magical" Capitol Steps Moment Will Make You Feel Better About the World 1. Tonight, something kinda magical happened on the steps of ... Read More

Sen. Cory Booker And Rep. John Lewis Host Sit-In On Capitol Steps To Protest Health Care Bill 
Cory Booker, John Lewis

Sen. Cory Booker And Rep. John Lewis Host Sit-In On Capitol Steps To Protest Health Care Bill 

CBC News & Events- June 27, 2017

Read more... Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. John Lewis Host Sit-In on Capitol Steps to Protest Health Care Bill  Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and Sen. ... Read More

GA Official Will Face a ‘public Reprimand’ For Calling Rep. John Lewis a ‘racist Pig’
CBC Pac, John Lewis

GA Official Will Face a ‘public Reprimand’ For Calling Rep. John Lewis a ‘racist Pig’

CBC News & Events- June 22, 2017

Read more... GA official will face a ‘public reprimand’ for calling Rep. John Lewis a ‘racist pig’ U.S. Rep. John Lewis / Source: Google Images ... Read More

Nearly 40 Democratic Lawmakers Now Skipping Trump’s Inauguration
Donald Trump, John Lewis

Nearly 40 Democratic Lawmakers Now Skipping Trump’s Inauguration

CBC News & Events- June 1, 2017

Read more... Nearly 40 Democratic lawmakers now skipping Trump's inauguration .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ... Read More

The Democratic National Committee Meets ‘The Resistance’
John Lewis, Keith Ellison (MN-05)

The Democratic National Committee Meets ‘The Resistance’

CBC News & Events- May 31, 2017

Read more... The Democratic National Committee meets 'The Resistance' WASHINGTON — The Democratic National Committee has a problem. In the basement of the DNC's headquarters ... Read More

John Lewis Named One Of Time’s 100 Most Influential People
John Lewis, Members

John Lewis Named One Of Time’s 100 Most Influential People

CBC News & Events- April 20, 2017

Read more... John Lewis named one of Time's 100 most influential people Civil rights activist and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. is introduced before speaking at ... Read More

Community Rallies Behind Proposed Law That Would Reduce Child Poverty – Wave Newspapers
John Lewis, Karen Bass (CA-37)

Community Rallies Behind Proposed Law That Would Reduce Child Poverty – Wave Newspapers

CBC News & Events- April 13, 2017

Read more... Community rallies behind proposed law that would reduce child poverty - Wave Newspapers SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Civil rights champion U.S. Rep. John ... Read More

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