The National Book Foundation has announced the finalists for the 67th Annual National Book Awards — including, for the first time since 1957, a sitting member of Congress. 364 more words
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53 seniors from Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet School came to the Civil Rights Room for a day of research and inquiry on September 21 as part of their capstone project entitled 236 more words
It’s after 7 a.m. on Saturday May 23 when my sister Judith and I travel with my niece Leigh, from her home in Olney, Maryland. We are on our way to witness the celebratory opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), that documents my ancestors’ struggle to Freedom. 680 more words
I received an email this morning. It contained an invitation from Congressman John Lewis via the White House. I was invited to virtually attend the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture today at 10:00 am ET. 83 more words
NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis may be 76, but he’s not too old to crowd surf.
The Georgia Democrat wrapped up an interview on Wednesday’s “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” by wading into a sea of audience members who lifted him up and passed him around. 71 more words