Today, with thousands protesting nationwide against racial injustice, a years-old push is gaining steam to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in honor of Rep. John Lewis, who led the 1965 marchers on “Bloody Sunday.” But the idea is drawing opposition in Selma, including from some who marched with Lewis that day.
Thousands of people have signed a petition to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Alabama after Rep. John Lewis.
Congressman John Lewis took a tour along the newly renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza that was installed in DC on a road leading to the White House.
Civil rights icon John Lewis said Thursday that the video of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minnesota “made me cry.”
Civil Rights leader and U.S. Congressman John Lewis says he understands the pain those who were rioting last night in Atlanta are feeling, but also says looting is not the right approach.
Joe Biden’s election, John Lewis said, would “redeem the soul of America.”
A birthday party for Congressman John Lewis in Atlanta will be postponed out of fears of the coronavirus outbreak.
Alex Trebek has a message of support for Congressman John Lewis as both fight pancreatic cancer.
According to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers with the lowest survival rate.