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John Lewis Mourned as ‘Founding Father’ of Better America

By Jeff Martin Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Hailed as a “founding father” of a fairer, better United States, John Lewis was eulogized Thursday by three...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright We asked Birmingham-area residents, what is the legacy left by the departed Congressman John Lewis and Rev. CT Vivian? Jazmine Payne: “...

A ‘Hero’s Farewell’ as Civil Rights Icon John Lewis is honored...

MSN News WASHINGTON – As he prepared for the invocation for Lewis’ service, Grainger Browning Jr. wanted to highlight Rep. John Lewis’ humble beginnings and his...

Rep. John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian remembered during Birmingham Vigil

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Good Trouble. That is what several city officials and local leaders remembered about Congressman John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian...

Body of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis crosses Selma Bridge

By Kim Chandler Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final...

House holds moment of silence for John Lewis

By JulieGrace Brufke The Hill The House held a moment of silence on Monday for Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights legend who served for more than...

John Lewis remembered by Birmingham-Area Leaders as an Icon, Hero 

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, Alabama Senator Doug Jones and U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Alabama were among the hundreds of leaders...

John Lewis, Lion of Civil Rights and Congress, dies at 80

By Calvin Woodward and Desiree Seals Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement whose bloody beating by Alabama state...

Congressional leaders in Birmingham for Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Many of Alabama’s political leaders, locally and nationally, gathered Friday in Birmingham for the 26th annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage....

Nearly 50 House Democrats vow to boycott Trump inauguration

By Andrew Taylor Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration grew to about 50 on Tuesday...

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