The bill, which is part of a broader Democratic effort to enact a sweeping overhaul of elections, was approved on a 219-212 vote, with no Republican support.
Democrats are renewing their push to enact their marquee voting bill, pledging to make it the first order of business when the Senate returns in the fall even though they don’t have a clear strategy for overcoming steadfast Republican opposition.
July 17 marks one year since civil rights leader and long-time U.S. Congressman John Lewis died.
The Alabama Legislature has approved a measure to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge after the late Rep. John Lewis.
John Lewis, a foot soldier in the civil rights movement and one of the nation's celebrated statesmen, will soon be immortalized in one of Atlanta’s newest parks.
U.S. Senators Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock were presented with the 2021 Martin and Coretta King National Leadership Award at the annual Unity Breakfast in Selma, Alabama.
On the 56th anniversary of the historic event, public figures from President Joe Biden to former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams and organizations took to social media in solemn observance of the anniversary.
This year's commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans will honor four giants of the civil rights movement who lost their lives in 2020, including the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis.
The hundreds of trees will bloom every year just in time for Black History Month.
The effort to place a statue of the late Congressman John Lewis inside the U.S. Capitol took a step forward Wednesday afternoon.
The new bill, if passed, would designate Lewis' birthday on Feb. 21 as John Lewis Day in Georgia.
A memorial of the late congressman and civil rights pioneer John Lewis will replace a Confederate monument that once stood in Decatur Square.
Six months after his death, the late civil rights leader and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis will retain a palpable influence in Congress: The state’s two new Democratic U.S. senators — both personal friends and admirers — promise to carry on his legacy.
The Freedom Park mural of the late congressman uses only natural materials.
Congressman-elect Kwanza Hall said he is eager to get to Washington and complete the term of the late Congressman John Lewis--a man whose activism inspired Hall's career in politics and public service.
Georgians in about seven counties will head to the polls for a runoff election on Tuesday. The runoff will decide who will fill the final month of the late-Rep. John Lewis’ seat in Georgia’s 5th Congressional District, also who will fill the seat for State Senate District 39, and the district attorney for Clarke and Oconee counties. Several smaller municipal races will also be determined.
A state lawmaker will soon file a resolution in the Georgia House of Representatives to erect a statue of the late Congressman John Lewis at the U.S. Capitol.
University officials dedicated John Robert Lewis Hall in a ceremony Friday.
A mural created to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Rep.
Former Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall and former Morehouse College President Robert Franklin advanced to a runoff in Tuesday’s special election to fill the short remainder of the late John Lewis’ term in Congress.