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Rep. John Lewis on the 'Unfinished Work' in the Civil Rights Movement

Keosha Varela | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Keosha Varela

At the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival, the Congressman and civil rights leader -- who is the last remaining speaker from the 1963 March on Washington -- reflected on his experience protesting during the Jim Crow era and the new graphic novel March, which he co-authored, about the movement.

Zach Carter

How The Congressional Black Caucus Went To War With Itself Over Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Gwen Moore does not seem like anybody's idea of a corporate stooge. The Milwaukee Democrat, a single mom who once survived on welfare, has sponsored e...

Former KKK Supporter Who Apologized For Racist Past Dies

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 04.01.2013 | Black Voices

-- Elwin Wilson, the former Ku Klux Klan supporter who publicly apologized for years of violent racism, including the beating of a black Freedom Ride...

Protecting Our Precious Right to Vote

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

It is deeply troubling that in 2013, our work is not done and the need to continue this fight remains. If we've learned one thing from the recent attempts to disenfranchise voters around the country, it's that the Voting Rights Act continues to be a vital tool in the fight.

Civil Rights Crusading Rep: 'Why We Still Need The Voting Rights Act'

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

On "Bloody Sunday," nearly 50 years ago, Hosea Williams and I led 600 peaceful, nonviolent protesters attempting to march from Selma to Montgomery to ...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Do Republican Legislators and Justices Oppose the Right to Vote?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan & Matalin debate if the GOP opposes voter fraud or voters, supports one-acre/one-vote presidentially, wants to end the '65 Voting Rights Act? Is voter impersonation a Loch Ness monster?

BOTH SIDES: Reagan and Matalin Debate Ryan Rollout and Voter ID Laws and Preview the Republican National Convention

HuffPost Radio | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWhile Mary gets on the Ryan Express, Ron calls him a "dishonest hypocrite." Is the race now Back-Forward -- Ozzie & Harriet vs. Modern Family? Also: She warns about voter fraud, but he says voter ID laws are suppressing minority voters.

What the Health Care Vote Says About the Parties

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Let's face it, what the health care reform bill vote really boils down to is this: Democrats want to help people, Republicans only care about their personal wealth and keeping their taxes low.

John Lewis DNC Speech: Text

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. John Lewis will speak tonight at Invesco Field at the Democratic Convention. Check back here for the text of the speech. ...