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September 12, 2019 Press Release

I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

I was saddened to hear about the passing of Mrs. Juanita Abernathy today, the wife of the late Reverend David Abernathy, the right hand to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

September 11, 2019 Press Release

WHO:          Rep. John Lewis
                     Captain Timothy Clements
                     Bryan Ramos

WHAT:        Promotion Ceremony for Army Captain Timothy Clements

WHEN:       10:30 AM, Friday, September 13, 2019

WHERE:    300 Cannon House Office Building


August 24, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Congressman

John Lewis

Georgia's 5th Congressional District


Invites you to attend

Military Service Academy Forum


Saturday, August 24, 2019

August 6, 2019 Press Release

“It was today 54 years ago that President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law.  Just five months after Bloody Sunday, the conflict on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, Johnson introduced legislation that responded to the demand that all Americans participate equally in the democratic process.

August 6, 2019 Press Release

“We have lost one of the most admired and gifted writers of our time.  My late wife, Lillian, loved Toni Morrison’s and even came to know her as a friend.  Toni Morrison was unapologetically black, mining the “rich” heritage of the African American story to reveal truths of our lives that we might never have seen had she not committed words to the page. 

July 25, 2019 Press Release

I did not author, but agreed to sign on as a cosponsor of H. Res.

July 16, 2019 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) made the following statement on the floor of the House today regarding H. Res. 489, a Resolution Condemning President Trump’s Racist Comments Directed at Members of Congress:

“Madam Speaker, I rise with a sense of righteous indignation to support this resolution. 

July 12, 2019 Press Release

“As people of good conscience and concerned citizens of this nation, we must condemn the planned raids of the homes, communities, and workplaces of allegedly undocumented immigrants.

July 10, 2019 Press Release

“It is with great sadness that I learned today of the passing of Philip Freelon, the architect who was the principal designer of the National Museum of African Amer