John Lewis

(Black PR Wire) Washington on, D.C. — The Congressional Black Caucus released the following statement on the passing of House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman and Congressional Black Caucus Member, Congressman John R. Lewis (GA-05): The world has lost a legend; the civil rights movement has lost an icon, the City of Atlanta has lost […]

The trial of the NYPD officer who fatally shot Ramarley Graham, an unarmed 18-year-old from the Bronx, is slated to begin on Tuesday.

A Georgia county commissioner refuses to resign for calling John Lewis a 'racist pig.' Democrats are calling for his ouster.

At least 40 House Democrats are boycotting Trump's inauguration. Some cite his Twitter attack of John Lewis.

He says Rep. Lewis should “spend more time on fixing and helping his district.”

The U.S. Senate approved a budget resolution that would allow Republicans to swiftly reform the Affordable Care Act.

The new legislation will allow civil rights cold cases that happened prior to 1970 to be reopened.

Former Black Panther Sekou Odinga and Black Lives Matter activist Larry Fellows may come from different Black liberation movements, but both understand that to truly celebrate Black History Month, we must dig deeper.

Lewis, who tweeted he was "grateful" for the honor, reportedly cried when he was informed of the idea months ago.

America has lost a warrior of the Civil Rights Movement. Amelia Boynton Robinson died today in Alabama of a massive stroke.

Voting rights advocates are urging lawmakers to restore voting protections reduced in a 2013 Supreme Court decision.

Fifty years ago, several hundred peaceful protesters marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to underscore the need for Black voting…