Civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis was hospitalized Saturday after falling ill on a flight to Atlanta, CNN reports.
Lucy McBath, mother of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was gunned down by a violent white supremacist for playing music too loud in 2012, has advanced to become the Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
Congressman John Lewis has made a life out of getting into “good trouble.” The civil rights icon who marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, Ala., and was the youngest speaker at the 1963 March on Washington implored a crowd in Atlanta on Saturday to keep fighting for equal rights.
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) is a living legend of the civil rights movement and we get to take selfies with him. We can touch him. Wrap our arms around his shoulders. Most importantly, we get to listen to his speeches and live-tweet them.
Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Jackson, Miss.’s revolutionary mayor, will not be sharing the stage with President Donald Trump at the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum this Saturday, the Clarion Ledger reports.
Reps. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) announced Thursday that they will be skipping Saturday’s opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson because Donald Trump will be in attendance—something they consider to be “an insult” to the black heroes commemorated there.
Democrat Jon Ossoff, 30, almost turned a GOP stronghold blue Tuesday night in a special election to see who will take over Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
Remember John Lewis?
Ever since John Lewis told Chuck Todd that he doesn’t consider Donald Trump a “legitimate president,” acolytes of the traffic-cone-colored, tiny-fingered dingleberry have streamed out of the woodwork to come for the civil rights hero and political icon.
Alveda King, an outspoken pro-life advocate and the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., confirmed that she voted for Donald Trump for president on Monday, when the whole nation was celebrating her uncle and his works, the Washington Examiner reports.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage has lost his mind. I can’t confirm that Maine Gov. Paul LePage ever had a mind, but I’m giving him the benefit of the doubt here. I can say that his comments Tuesday that Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) owes President-elect Donald Trump and the GOP a “thank-you” to be clear signs that LePage is off his…
Martin Luther King III made the interesting decision to meet with Donald Trump on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the national holiday celebrating the birth of his father.
Donald Trump is going to be president of the United States, and therefore people are going to have to talk with him.
As if he’s physically addicted to controversy (or attention), President-elect Donald Trump attacked civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) during the Martin Luther King Day weekend. And the fallout has exploded all over social media.
At first glance, the "Make America Great Billboard" on Highway 80 in Pearl, Miss., right outside of Jackson, looks as if it was bought and paid for by the Klansmen and/or Fraternal Order of Police that endorsed President-elect Donald Trump.
For the most part, Rep. John Lewis had the right idea.
Tuesday was the day that U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and other Democrats went back to Congress to figure out what to do next on gun control. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said that afternoon that he wasn’t going to reward Democrats for their civil obedience.
House Democrats have ended their daylong sit-in demanding action on gun control legislation, but the fight is not over. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has pledged to return and continue to push for reforms, NPR reports.
At noon Wednesday, members of the House shut it down—all the way down.