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Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, Dies At 80

The Congressman passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer. 

Rep. John Lewis “Resting Comfortably” Following Hospitalization

Civil rights icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis is expected to leave the hospital today (July 29) after “resting comfortably” after falling ill on a plane. Atlanta’s Channel…

‘Oprah’s Masters Class’ Set To Return On MLK Day With Congressman John Lewis

After gracing the Golden Globes with a speech so riveting it sparked presidential rumors, Oprah proved once again to be everyone’s favorite rich aunty as she announced…

Martin Luther King III And Donald Trump Meet At Trump Tower

Thousands across the country are re-familiarizing themselves with the legacy and words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this Monday (Jan. 16). The pivotal activist was…

NAACP President Demands Apology From Trump To John Lewis Over Impudent Tweet

President-elect Donald Trump has been called out by NAACP President Cornell William Brooks to formally apologize over his inflammatory tweet towards civil rights leader…

John Lewis’ Memoir Sales Spike After Donald Trump’s Disrespectful Tweet

Over the weekend, NBC News released a clip of civil rights icon John Lewis stating he won’t attend Donald Trump’s inauguration because he doesn’t view Trump as a…

Democrats Have Staged An Amazing Sit-In Over Gun Legislation

Over 12 hours has passed in the legendary protest on the Capitol Hill floor started by House Democrats who are hoping to achieve a vote on gun control legislation. CNN

The Navy Is Naming A Ship In Honor Of Civil Rights Activist John Lewis

The U.S Navy announced Wednesday (January 6) that it would name a ship after Civil Rights activist, Democratic Georgia representative and Dr. Martin Luther King’s right-h…

John Lewis Commemorates Selma 50th Anniversary With First-Hand Account On Twitter

On March 7, 1965, a peaceful protest turned into a violent confrontation with police on the Edmund Pettis Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Then a young man, Congressman John Lew…