4 hrs ago
US civil rights veteran finds 'dream' job
He was the warm-up speaker for Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech in 1963, and has been a leading civil rights campaigner for more than 50 years.
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17 hrs ago
Famed Civil Rights leader to speak at UM
U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., will be the featured speaker at the University of Mississippi School of Law graduation on May 10 in the Grove.
21 hrs ago
An Honesty Gap in the Pay Gap Debate | Commentary
President Barack Obama and the Democratic leadership in Congress have begun rallying this month to a long-suffering legislative solution to gender pay inequities, cocksure that Republican opposition to the measure will weaken the ascendant rabble-rousers ahead of the November midterms.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mississippi briefs: John Lewis to speak at Ole Miss law school graduation
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., will be the guest speaker for the University of Mississippi School of Law graduation on May 10, the university announced Tuesday.
The Baltimore Sun
O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam
Gov. Martin O'Malley left Tuesday for a five-day trip to Europe that includes a "congressional pilgrimage" to northern Ireland and a conference in Amsterdam.
Year Two of Awesome Con Was Bigger, But Was It Better?
"Last year this was a local convention. This year, it's a national convention," said Awesome Con co-founder Steve Anderson at the convention, which took place this past weekend.
6 Books You Should Read This Spring
This month we're reading a novel that explores a passionate affair, an enigmatic thriller from Emma Donoghue and more.
MLK friend 'looking forward' to Derry visit
A close associate of assassinated peace icon Dr. Martin Luther King says he's looking forward to walking across Derry's Peace Bridge this week.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
War Is A Crime
Easter and Weaponry
When Jonathan Schell, the most cogent moral philosopher of the nuclear age, died of cancer last month, it left a rift in the moral fabric of our small planet, a hole similar in size to those left by the three Alberts-Camus, Einstein and Bigelow.
HOH: Who You Gonna Call? John Lewis
It's not every day that you can be within 10 feet of both a member of Congress and a Ghostbuster.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
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."