John Lewis

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

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports Breaking!  A judge says Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson is not guilty of all charges in the death of Freddie Gray.  Goodson was driving the police van in which Gray suffered a fatal spinal cord injury in April of 2015. Goodson could have faced 30 years in prison if convicted […]

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.

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…

U.S. Congressman John Lewis is well known for his activism and long dedication to the fight for civil rights in this nation. Due to his life-time of work, he’s viewed as a serious figure in history. However the respected icon has recently proven that he likes to get “Happy” right along with the rest of […]

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…

In one of the most emotionally charged moments of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington Saturday, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) electrified the crowd…

The 1965 March in Selma, Ala., also known as “Bloody Sunday,” has long been immortalized in lore via photos, articles, and other means of media.…

Former Ku Klux Klan member Elwin Wilson (pictured), who publicly apologized for his racial hatred, has passed away at age 76, according to CNN. SEE ALSO:…