Lewis puts race at center of Sessions' attorney general hearing - OCRegister

From left: Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), and Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) during the second day of confirmation hearings of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), President-elect Donald Trump�•s pick for attorney general, on Capitol Hill, ...

John Lewis: Attorney General must stand up for all discriminated against - AL.com

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., center, is greeted by a well wisher as he pauses for a photo opportunity with members of the the Kennedy family prior to the 47th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery across the ...

Sen. Booker Testifies Against Jeff Sessions for AG - NJTV News

You might call the Senate a very exclusive club — 100 members that have never testified against a colleague — until today. Sen. Cory Booker said the arc of the moral universe doesn't naturally curve toward justice, that America needs an attorney ...

Black lawmakers say Sessions unfit to be attorney general - 7News - WSVN-TV

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black lawmakers said Wednesday that Sen. Jeff Sessions at times has shown hostility toward civil rights, making him unfit to be attorney general, as a 1986 letter from the widow of Martin Luther King Jr. surfaced strongly expressing ...

Can American Women Trust Senator Sessions? - Human Rights Watch

To trust or not to trust? The US Senate confirmation hearings for Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General have so far focused on whether he would enforce laws that he has vociferously opposed in a decades-long political career. A particular area of ...