The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act would restore and expand provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act gutted by two Supreme Court decisions.
In the one year since the voting rights icon John Lewis died, the efforts to undermine Americans' ability to cast ballots in fair and equal elections have been nothing short of dizzying.
The director of the acclaimed 'John Lewis: Good Trouble' documentary chats with AV about Lewis' role in the fight for Civil Rights, his early days organizing for the likes of Bobby Kennedy and more.
The funeral of Congressman and Civil Rights Activist John Lewis will be held today (July 30th) at the famed Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
At the site of the so-called "Bloody Sunday" incident which changed the course of history in the nation, the heroic congressman and civil rights icon was properly honored.
The family of the late John Lewis have released a calendar over events to celebrate the life of the great congressman and civil rights leader.
For much of his life, John Lewis has been a servant to the people and a tireless voice of justice for Black America. Today, the world is gathered in mourning after news the Atlanta congressman and civil rights movement icon has passed away.
The longtime Congressman and Civil Rights pioneer passed away on Friday night from prostate cancer.
John Lewis, the longtime Civil rights icon and United States representative has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Lewis’ office made the announcement Sunday and that the 79-year-old will undergo treatment for it. “I have been in some kind of fight — for freedom, equality, basic human rights — for nearly my entire life. […]
A Georgia county commissioner refuses to resign for calling John Lewis a 'racist pig.' Democrats are calling for his ouster.