Civil Rights

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
More than 20 U.S. lawmakers have now said they will not attend Friday's inauguration ceremony, while Saturday's Women's March continues to gain steam. Fusion is keeping a list of representatives who are skipping President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration—a list that grew overnight after Trump lashed out at Rep. John Lewis in a series of tweets. "...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With less than a week until President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
On the Saturday morning of a holiday weekend honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.,...

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Change Happens (If Much Too Slowly) Dept: Civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) tweeted out his long-ago, self-assured mugshot today to commemorate his 1961 release from a Mississippi prison where he served 37 days for "disorderly conduct," aka daring to use a bathroom labelled "white." A leader of the Selma to Montgomery March, the tireless Lewis has been arrested over 40 times fighting for civil rights - he calls it "good or necessary trouble" - for which we thank him.