John Lewis’s Lifelong Struggle for Voting Rights Isn’t Over — New York Magazine
Once it looked like Obama’s election represented the culmination of John Lewis’s career. A new documentary shows battles for old causes persist.
'John Lewis American Hero' Poster by Thelittlelord
Buy 'John Lewis American Hero' by Thelittlelord as a Poster. Civil Rights icon and American Hero. Representative John Lewis is the only leader to call it like it is Finally, a leading Democrat calls into question Donald Trump's legitimacy ...
Watch: ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ Documentary Trailer
The trailer is here for the new documentary "John Lewis: Good Trouble." The documentary chronicles the moments of the civil rights icon life that have shaped his place in American history. "He challenges the conscious of the Congress."- Speaker Nancy Pelosi The film follows the Georgia
Congressman Urges President to Recognize Slaves that Built White House | EURweb
*The contributions of enslaved Americans that built this country are so immense and unrecognized that it’s quite unbelievable. But, one congressman wants to clear up any confusion or misunderstanding of the facts; one fact being that the White House was built by enslaved Africans. A couple years ago Congress finally gave recognition to the enslaved …
Voices of Civil Rights (March 2005)
"Voices of Civil Rights," a Library of Congress exhibition featuring personal stories and images from the civil rights era in the United States, draws from the individual accounts, personal stories, oral histories and photographs collected by the Voices of Civil Rights project, a collaborative effort of AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) and the Library of Congress.
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour the LBJ Presidential Library with Rep. John Lewis and LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove **** **** Text of the President’s rem…
How Obama’s visit to Selma, 50 years later, marked America’s progress
Barack Obama saw Selma as a clarifying moment in U.S. history, a day when decades of racial oppression came to a head on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Congressman: Supreme Court Decision 'Made Me Want To Cry'
WASHINGTON -- Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he wanted to cry after the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Ac...
The Power of Memory in the Civil-Rights Movement
The events of the 1960s are fading into history, but John Lewis believes eyewitness accounts are key to continued progress.