"On August 6, 1965--51 years ago--I was looking over the shoulder of President Lyndon Johnson as he signed the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965 into law. It was a crowning moment in the struggle for human dignity in this country that opened access to the ballot box for millions of Americans.
In advance of Nelson Mandela International Day and in response to recent violence, Congressman Lewis introduced a revised and updated version of the Securing American Families by Educating and Training You (SAFETY) through Nonviolence Act and the Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act.
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As the summer season begins, I wanted to ensure that residents of Georgia’s 5th Congressional District receive accurate information on the Zika virus and the best means of prevention.
On Monday, June 20, 2016, I hosted a discussion with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Zika prevention.