John Lewis

200 Arrested in Historic Action Demanding Immigration Reform and a Halt to Deportations

October 9, 2013

The Real News speaks to Rep. John Lewis, Rev. Barber of North Carolina and others who committed civil disobedience to raise awareness for the need for comprehensive immigration reform About 200 people were arrested during one of the largest acts of civil disobedience to have taken place in the history of the nation's capital. What…

Race, class and opportunity

June 25, 2013
Bruce Dixon: Black politicians should have pushed for a constitutional amendment to ensure that the VRA never came before the GOP-dominated court