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At Least 28 Democratic Congress Members Plan to Skip Inauguration
Lewis, a Georgia Democrat who protested alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., also said he would not attend the inauguration.
Celebs, Politicians and Entrepreneurs Pay Tribute on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Almost 50 years after his death, the U.S. today is celebrating the teachings, example and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. The Baptist minister and civil rights leader used nonviolent protest to help end the Jim Crow era of racial segregation in the U.S. From his famed " I Have a Dream "
Through a Photographer's Lens: Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement
In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. said in a sermon: “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” The civil rights movement came to a crossroads during the Selma-to-Montgomery march of 1965.
Trump Changes Plans on MLK Day Visit To African American History Museum
President-elect Donald Trump is no longer expected to visit the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture in observance of Martin Luther King Day, senior level transition sources tell ABC News. Senior sources initially said Trump would visit the museum, but ABC has learned that the
President-elect Trump Attacks Civil Rights Icon Who Said His Presidency Not 'Legitimate'
President-elect Donald Trump unleashed a Twitter attack on Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis, after the lawmaker said he wouldn't attend Trump's inauguration because he doesn't see him as a "legitimate president." Lewis in an interview with NBC on Friday cited Russia's meddling in the
Civil Rights Groups Gear up to Fight Sessions Nomination
Civil rights groups are geared up to fight the nomination of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general
Gun Violence to Take Center Stage at Democratic National Convention
One of the most emotional issues that Hillary Clinton has made a part of her campaign is the fight to end gun violence -- a clarion call that will be on full display tonight at the Democratic National Convention . A group of mothers, dubbed by the campaign as “Mothers of the Movement,” will take
Elizabeth Warren Takes on the Ethics of Trump's Business Record
Massachusetts senator speaks in support of Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis Becomes Face of Democrats' Sit-in Over Guns
Rep. John Lewis of Georgia has become the face of the Democrats' unprecedented sit-in at the U.S. House of Representatives that officially ended today at 1 p.m. -- nearly 25 hours after it had begun. Lewis, who tweeted throughout the event, said he had a "moral obligation to speak up and speak out
This Week in History: March 20-26
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.