Rep. John Lewis on not meeting with Trump: Martin Luther King Jr. 'would have taken the same position I did'

Rep. John Lewis, who boycotted President Donald Trump’s inauguration last year, said Martin Luther King Jr. “would have taken the same position I did.” Lewis, one of the last surviving leaders of the U.S. civil rights movement, was among the original ...

How Rep. John Lewis’s ‘March’ trilogy found inspiration in a 60-year-old MLK comic book

THROUGHOUT “MARCH,” Rep. John Lewis’s memoir of the civil rights movement, hovers the presence of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. It is King who first reached out to the then-teenage Lewis in the 1950s, and King who spoke on the same dais as Lewis in ...

Reps. John Lewis, Bennie Thompson to Attend Grand Celebration of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

JACKSON, Miss. — It’s been a long, difficult and often-violent time coming, but truth-telling about Mississippi’s race history has arrived in Jackson, Miss. It is only right that this honesty has taken root in the middle of the city that many called ...