Today The Washington Post published a story about the lack of recovery among many African American neighborhoods in the Atlanta metro area since the worst days of the housing crisis in
On Tuesday, a bipartisan, bicameral coalition introduced the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016. The House bill (H.R.5067) is led by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), and Rep.
Judge Horace Ward lived a rich and impactful life. Before Rosa Parks sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott and while Martin Luther King Jr.
"On this Earth Day, we must face the most pressing environmental issue of our time--climate change. All across the world, there is a movement to help combat its effects. In big cities and small villages, people are taking action to make a positive impact within their community.
"I was amazed to hear that President Barack Obama's Department of the Treasury, led by Secretary Jacob Lew, announced landmark changes to the $20, $10, and $5 bills today. This is good news. It is so meaningful that this nation has finally come to a point where we can demonstrate our reverence for the contributions of the abolitionist Harriet Tubman, women suffragettes like Sojour
In anticipation of Tax Day, falling this year on Monday, April 18th, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) introduced three common-sense tax policy improvements. These include H.R. 4912, the Taxpayer Protection Act of 2016; H.R. 4948, the Artist-Museum Partnership Act of 2016; and H.R. 4949, the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act of 2016.
"Equal Pay Day is a solemn reminder of the deep pay gaps that still exist between men and women in this nation.
WASHINGTON--Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) has sponsored a bill (H.R. 2880) that will change the designation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site to a national historical park, the highest level of historic protection and preservation offered by the federal government. The Prince Hall Mason Lodge, of which Martin Luther King Jr.