John Lewis

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Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson to Boycott Trump's Civil Rights Museum Appearance

“President Trump’s attendance and his hurtful policies are an insult to the people portrayed in this civil rights museum.” 

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Library of Congress Acquires Archive of Civil Rights Movement Photos

Bob Adelman’s photos of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and other racial justice figures from the 1960s onward will now be part of the Library’s collection. 

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John Lewis Doc Coming to PBS in February

“Get in the Way” will air on February 10.

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Deciding to Lead With Love, Despite an Enraging Political Climate

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. teaches us that leading with love is a decision rather than a naturally occurring phenomenon. In this hostile political moment, commit to practicing a love that makes room for anger but not for contempt.  

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WATCH: Senator Cory Booker to Testify Against Jeff Sessions

It’s the first time a U.S. senator has gone on the record against a colleague during a confirmation hearing.

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People of Color, Celebs React to Gwen Ifill's Death

The trailblazing Black journalist fought cancer for almost a year.

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READ: Color of Change's Digital Activism Highlighted in New Profile

Wired features telling interviews with the racial justice organization’s leaders, including executive director Rashad Robinson, that dig into the importance of digital equity in today’s racial justice movements.

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Group Files Ethics Complaint Against House Dems for Gun Control Sit-In

From the complaint: “Representatives sent fundraising emails while on the House Floor that discussed the sit-in they were staging and asked for campaign contributions.”

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House Dems Vow to Continue Fight for Gun Control After Holiday

Representative John Lewis: “On July 5th, we’re gonna continue to push, to pull, to stand up and, if necessary, to sit down.”

John Lewis Discusses Modern-Day Relevance of Freedom Rides in New Short Doc

Independent filmmaker and Blackout for Human Rights member Terrance Pitts directed “Wade in the Water: Movement Talk With John Lewis.”

John Lewis Recreated Selma March at Comic-Con in Full Costume

Rep. John Lewis returns to Comic-Con in “official outfit” from Selma march and shows the world what a real superhero looks like.

EPA Pays Tribute to Rep. John Lewis and Environmental Justice

Rep. John Lewis is honored for his role in bringing civil rights principles to environmental protection.

Lawmakers Among the 200 Arrested at Immigration Rally

Thousands came out for Tuesday’s rally in Washington D.C., the latest demonstration aimed at putting pressure on Congress to take action on immigration reform.

Sanford Stands by Disgraced Police Chief in Trayvon Martin Case

City commission rejects Bill Lee’s Monday resignation.

Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Arizona's SB 1070 Tomorrow will cover the hearing and offer analysis of what the High Court must decide. It’s a big day for immigration law in the United States.

Child Sex Abuse Reported at Shelter for Undocumented Youth

A former case manager at a shelter for undocumented youth caught crossing the border by themselves is being accused of sexually abusing six teenagers while he was supervising calls they made to relatives in Central America.

Rep. John Lewis Set to Write Civil Rights Graphic Novel

The civil rights hero calls the project “a story of involvement.”