John Lewis Speaks Out Against Sessions

John Lewis Speaks Out Against Sessions
Corey Booker may have broke tradition with his decision to testify against Republican colleague Jeff Sessions during the latter’s confirmation hearing, but Wednesday’s testimony by the Congressional Black Caucus was dominated by Georgia Rep. John Lewis. The noted civil rights icon, who made headlines for his involvement in the House Democrats’ sit-in over gun control, rendered the calls of countless protesters rather eloquently with a speech reminding the committee of the country’s checkered past. Much of Lewis’ testimony included recollections of his experiences with the American Civil Rights Movement during the early 1960s.

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