John Lewis

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.

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

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

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.

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…

Days before the nation acknowledges the 50 years that have passed since peaceful civil rights demonstrators were brutality beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a new…

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBC) opened up its 43rd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) in Washington this Wednesday with the usual fanfare expected of…

From the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial last Saturday, Rev. Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network “Realize The Dream” march aimed to channel the same energy of…

Johnson C. Smith University will hold its fifth annual Arch of Triumph Gala on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center. The event will honor John Lewis, U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District; Sheryl Underwood, comedienne, actress and philanthropist; Johnson C. Smith University alumni Eva Green Donaldson, ’48, retired educator, […]

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia didn’t bother with subtlety while articulating his racial resentment during oral arguments on the Voting Rights Act Wednesday, particularly its…

The civil rights era Freedom Riders, who risked their lives and limbs by riding various forms of public transportation in the South to challenge local…