Rep. John Lewis
August 5, 2020 -
As the U.S. marks the 55th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, there's a political fight underway in the U.S. Senate to restore the law after its 2013 gutting by the U.S. Supreme Court.
July 18, 2020 -
Congressman John Lewis (D-Georgia), who became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement as a student and chaired the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee for several years before being elected to Congress in 1987, has died at age 80. In this 1980 interview with Lewis, he recalls the Nashville sit-ins and the deep faith he had in the Movement.
March 7, 2012 -
Just as Southern preachers once served as tools of mill owners to keep workers pliant and passive, the religious right today is also a tool for the oil barons and Wall Street types who truly rule.
February 24, 2012 -
Attending the memorial service for deceased civil rights veteran Robert "Bob" Mants, Jr. and a talk by theologian Jim Wallis leads to reflection on the cruelty of Alabama's apartheid-like immigration law and what Christians are called to do in the face of such injustice.
September 19, 2011 -
By Kung Li Today, Monday September 19, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles meets to decide whether Troy Davis will live or die.
August 19, 2011 -
By Kung Li
August 2, 2011 -
Under the U.S. debt ceiling agreement expected to be signed into law by President Obama today, initial cuts to federal discretionary spending over the next decade: about $1 trillion