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Bass, Pelosi, CBC Return from Historic Trip to Ghana
August 8, 2019
“We absolutely accomplished what we set out to,” said Congresswoman Karen Bass of her recent trip to Ghana with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and thirteen members of the Congressional Black Caucus. ... read more »
CNN to Make Documentary on Civil Rights Icon John Lewis
May 8, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN Films is developing a documentary on civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Robert Lewis. The network announced Wednesday that “Gideon’s Army” director Dawn Porter is helming the project. ... read more »
Rep. John Lewis Speaks Out Against Rampant Violence in Places of Worship
May 1, 2019
America is reeling from another attack on a synagogue just one day before the end of Passover.  A young shooter, allegedly a 19-year-old man currently in police custody, ... read more »
REP. JOHN LEWIS SAYS ENTIRE MUELLER REPORT MUST BE MADE PUBLIC
March 27, 2019
Rep. John Lewis joins his colleagues in demanding that the report delivered by special counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr today must be made public in its entirety: “The American people have waited patiently to hear the findings of the Mueller report. ... read more »
UNCF Celebrates 75 Years of Investing in Better Futures at National DC Gala
March 15, 2019
During an historic night—in more ways than one—UNCF (United Negro College Fund) celebrated its 75th anniversary at its national UNCF “A Mind is…” Gala in Washington, DC, March 7. The event helped the storied organization reach new fundraising heights, raising more than it ever has during a single event—$3.4 million—for UNCF’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The event, whose title echoes the group’s iconic motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,”® celebrated the founding of the organization by Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) president Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson with backing from corporate leaders led by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Coca Cola President Robert W. Woodruff. ... read more »
PHOTO of the DAY: JAMIE FOXX TAKES SELFIES WITH CIVIL RIGHTS ICONS
February 4, 2019
U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., left, former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young and entertainer Jamie Foxx, right, speak on the sidelines before the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots, ... read more »
Senator Harris Statement on FIRST STEP Act
December 20, 2018
“For years, we’ve been offered a false choice on criminal justice policy." ... read more »
Rep. Jimmy Gomez and Sen. Edward Markey Lead Bicameral Letter to Jeff Bezos Expressing Civil Rights Concerns about Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology
November 29, 2018
In letters sent to Amazon on July 26, 2018 and July 27, 2018, Rep. Gomez, Sen. Markey, the ACLU, and a bipartisan group of legislators conveyed their alarm about the efficacy and constitutional impact of Amazon Rekognition on communities of color. To date, Amazon has failed to provide sufficient answers to their specific requests on this subject. ... read more »
Jim Clyburn for Speaker of the House
September 27, 2018
The mission of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), representing the Black Press of America, is to report the news and to be an advocate for freedom, justice and equality for Black America and for all others who stand in opposition to racism and economic inequality and cry out for a better quality of life. ... read more »
Atlanta renames street after civil rights icon John Lewis
August 30, 2018
Noting U.S. Rep. John Lewis' life of ``raw courage,'' Atlanta officials renamed a street for the civil rights icon Wednesday. ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris at National Action Network: ‘We Must Speak Truth’
April 24, 2018
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s 2018 Convention. She reflected on the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement and outlined the fights our country faces today. ... read more »
The City of West Hollywood Celebrates Black History Month with a Screening and Discussion of ‘John Lewis: Get in the Way’
February 14, 2018
The City of West Hollywood Celebrates Black History Month with a Screening and Discussion of John Lewis: Get in the Way ... read more »
Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi
January 25, 2018
Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. ... read more »
CBC Members Call Trump Presence at Museum Opening an Insult
December 14, 2017
John Lewis and Bennie Thompson Spar with President Trump Over Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Dedication ... read more »
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