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Dems document U.S. history of discrimination in shaping John Lewis voting rights bill

BY: - August 9, 2021

Democrats want to ensure that the bill can withstand a challenge before the U.S. Supreme Court

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What we learned from those we lost in 2020 | Madeleine Dean

BY: - December 30, 2020

In and out of Congress, John Lewis inspired my journey; and as a woman, as a trained lawyer, and a believer in our Constitution, the rule of law, and the pursuit of greater equality for all, Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the road on which I walk.

How Pa. politicians responded to the death of U.S. Rep. John Lewis

BY: - July 19, 2020

Tributes rolled in this weekend, as Pennsylvania politicians paused to mourn the death of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., an icon of the civil rights movement.

The landmark Voting Rights Act turns 55: For Black voters, a time to reflect

BY: - February 12, 2020

With a pivotal presidential election approaching, activists and scholars say African-Americans should continue the work of protecting Black voters’ rights.

Philly MLK Jr. Day of Service to focus on voting rights, U.S. Census

BY: - January 9, 2020

By John N. Mitchell PHILADELPHIA — In celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will highlight the role of African-American women in the suffrage movement and other voting–related themes. The annual event, which takes place Jan. 20, the official federal holiday, is expected to draw upwards of 150,000 […]