Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tag: rep. john lewis

Man Behind Billboard Calling Rep. John Lewis,...

A new digital billboard in Pittsburgh has folks talking for all the wrong reasons, and many are now speaking out against the ad's "divisive"...

Rep John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, Released...

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the 78-year-old civil rights icon and veteran congressman from Georgia, was released from the hospital Sunday evening...

Test Proves Amazon’s Facial Recognition System Is...

Amazon's facial recognition tool mistakenly matched the faces of 28 members of Congress with criminals in mugshots and disproportionately misidentified people of color, a...

John Lewis to Skip Civil Rights Museum...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Rep John Lewis announced Thursday that won't speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums, saying...

Rep. John Lewis Says Keith Ellison Is...

Rep. John Lewis of Georgia is touting fellow lawmaker Rep. Keith Ellison as the next head of the Democratic National Committee. In a video posted...

Maine Governor Thinks Congressman John Lewis Should...

It looks like the governor of Maine is looking to outdo President-elect Donald Trump when it comes to publicly smearing Georgia congressman and civil...

John Lewis: King Changed Us Forever, But...

On a day when three presidents, including the first black president, spoke to the nation from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, perhaps no...

Despite Enormous Gains, Speakers at March Remind...

The contradictions in the plight and the position of African-Americans were highlighted yesterday by a procession of speakers using soaring oratory and nostalgic references...

Voting Rights Act: Congress Seeks New Way...

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to throw out Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, the Senate held a hearing yesterday...

Rep. John Lewis Tells His Incredible Story...

Georgia Congressman John Lewis is an American icon, a man who has witnessed history in the making and helped make history himself as one...

Obama Leaves Family in Hawaii to Return...

With the nation still on the brink of the fiscal cliff, President Obama will leave his family in Hawaii tonight to return to Washington...