Rep John Lewis

Throughout the duration of the hearing, several protesters erupted into fiery condemnation of Sessions and were escorted out by security.

Under the legislature, law enforcement would be permitted to delay a gun sale for three days – enough time to allow the Justice Department to make a case before a judge that the purchaser should not be allowed due to placement on the terrorist watch list, according to USA Today.

GOP leaders also shuttered C-SPAN's live coverage of the protest, but that did not stop policy makers from tweeting and posting live feeds on Facebook and Periscope to disseminate their cause.

Yesterday, House Democrats staged a sit-in on the floor of the chamber to push for more gun-control measures. Led by Rep. John Lewis, a core group of about 20 stayed overnight with pillows and blankets, at best heightening awareness about gun violence. Earlier this month, a gunman killed 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando, FL. The shooter […]

Rep. John Lewis reflects on the lives of civil rights giants and implores the next generation of activists to pick up the baton.

Civil rights icon, Rep. John Lewis joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what is currently happening in Ferguson, Gov. Jay Nixon declaring a…