Rep. Civil rights leader John Lewis, discusses his role in the Civil Rights Movement
of the 1960s.
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At the height of the protests over President Donald Trump’s executive order that imposed a travel ban on seven Muslim countries, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) arrived at Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport and asked airport officials how many people were being detained at the airport as a result of the order.
Many of the Democrats in Congress may not have needed a reason to boycott Donald Trump’s inauguration, but his sharp retort to Rep. John Lewis has given them the cover they need.
President-elect Donald Trump harshly responded to civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis on Saturday, calling him "all talk" and "no action" after Lewis said Trump was not a "legitimate" president.
Only one year after the March on Washington Film Festival debuted in Washington, D.C., the festival has expanded, screening films and offering panel discussions and musical performances in three cities next week—Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and New York City.