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HOH: Rep. John Lewis' 'March' Nominated for Will Eisner Award
A trailblazer in more ways than one, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., has another first to add to the list: the first member of Congress to be nominated for a Will Eisner Comic Industry Award.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Bi-Partisan Letter Calls for Obama to Address #1 Cause of Death Among Youth
Rep. Lance and 100+ Bi-Partisan Members Send Letter to President: "Implement the Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan" PABI Plan will combat leading cause of death and disability for American Youth Representative Leonard Lance and 100+ Members today announced a bi-partisan letter to the President urging the implementation of National Pediatric ... (more)
Clock ticking fix to the Voting Rights Act
This is the first in a four-part, weekly series on voting in America. Time is running out for Congress to fix the Voting Rights Act.
Social Security Card Photo Proposal Meets Resistance
A proposal to add photos to Social Security cards is running into some resistance.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Ceasar Huerta Cantu: President Obama cuts sentence of convicted drug-dealer
U.S. Rep. John Lewis greets President Barack Obama before the president's speech the third day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas.
Nate Powell's 'March' nominated for 2014 Eisner Awards
The Eisner Awards , given out an award ceremony on the last night of Comic-Con and often called the Oscars of the comic industry, announced their 2014 nominees this afternoon, and "March: Book One," the collaboration between North Little Rock native Nate Powell , Congressman John Lewis and co-writer Andrew Aydin , earned nods in three categories: ... (more)
The Wall Street Journal
Michelle Nunn Raises $2.4 Million in 1st Quarter for Georgia Senate Race
Senate candidate Michelle Nunn smiles towards Rep. John Lewis at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, on Jan. 20, 2014.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Roland Martin: 'Dr. Dyson, West, Glaude, Perry - Do What's Right For Black Folks!'
"How is it that we have the ability to say, Mr. President, we love you and respect you, but when it comes to the parent plus loan we disagree with you?" Martin questions.
Coming attractions in and around Atlanta April 14 2014
Monday April 14th is being visited by music performances from Swedish band The Sounds at Terminal West.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Media Matters for America
Meet ABC News' Newest Contributor, Laura Ingraham
ABC host George Stephanopoulos announced on This Week that talk radio host and Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham is the network's "newest contributor."
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Reflecting on Progress, Obama Honors Civil Rights
Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson sat in the East Room of the White House with Martin Luther King Jr. and signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to an America where schools, restaurants and water fountains were divided by race.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Civil Rights Summit Ignored Abortion
This week's 2014 Civil Rights Summit missed a historic moment to acknowledge the most important civil rights struggle of our time - securing the rights of those alive in the womb.
President Obama marks 50th anniversary
CENTURY AFTER THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT, PRESIDENT OBAMA AND THREE FORMER U.S. PRESIDENTS GATHERED IN TEXAS TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY IN AUSTIN AT THE CIVIL RIGHTS SUMMIT.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Cross Roads News
Harry Rock, 90, (center) will finally get the Congressional Gold...
Harry Rock, 90, will finally get the Congressional Gold Medal given to his fellow Tuskegee Airmen, surrounding him, around in 2007.
Contempt is here - Did Lerner obsess over Crossroads? - Internet...
CONTEMPT IS HERE . After discussing the prospect for months, Rep. Darrell Issa's House Oversight Committee will vote to hold scandal-plagued IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress today, sending the full resolution to the House for a vote in the coming weeks.
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Barbara Walters gave a big interview to Variety about her impending exit from The View and the prospect of getting a follow-up talk with one of her most famous interviewees of all time.
Reflecting on progress, Obama honors civil rights
FILE 0 In this July 2, 1964, file photo, President Lyndon B. Johnson reaches to shake hands with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. after presenting the civil rights leader with one of the 72 pens used to sign the Civil Rights Act in Washington.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Civil rights icons recall experiences on the front lines
On May 4, 1961, a few months before President Barack Obama was born, John Lewis and the rest of Freedom Riders were prepared to die as they rode public buses through the deep South to protest segregation.
50 years after Civil Rights Act, fight for equality evolves
When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the 1964 Civil Rights Act into law, he helped put an end to the United States' shameful Jim Crow laws.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio -
The Politics Of Equal Pay: It's More Than A Women's Issue
A crowd lines up in Atlanta for a recent women's forum on pay equity and other issues featuring Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California.