After first suggesting Sanders was not active in the civil rights movement, Lewis said he had not meant to suggest he was not active
50 Years Later, John Lewis Is In Congress, Our President Is Black, But Selma Fight Isn’t Over
It is not enough simply to remember Selma. The courageous men and women on the Edmund Pettus Bridge could not be deterred by brutal force. They marched forward with undaunted courage, staring death in the face. Members of Congress who lack the minimal courage required to pass legislation protecting the right to vote, have no business paying tribute to the marchers in Selma. By their inaction, their allegiance lies with the Alabama State Troopers who turned the marchers around.
Whitewashing The Past: How Conservatives Spurn MLK’s Legacy
MLK was a radical who wanted to eradicate poverty through a guaranteed income program, and he wanted to give reparations to black Americans.
Confused Pastor Calls for Civil Rights Movement to Deprive Gays and Lesbians of Civil Rights
William Owens' anti-gay crusade is not about championing civil rights; therefore there can be no valid comparison of the two.
Rand Paul Lies To African Americans By Claiming He Never Opposed the Civil Rights Act
Sending Rand Paul to speak at Howard University was a disaster waiting to happen. First Paul tried (again) to deny that he ever opposed the Civil Rights Act.
Right Wing Propaganda Has Done Nothing But Incite Fear and Hatred of All Americans
What Americans are witnessing today is the culmination of four years of ultra-right wing propaganda inciting fear of change and hatred for other Americans; all Americans.