Rep. Sewell Introduces the Voting Rights Advancement ActThe Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 takes an expansive view of the need to protect access to the voting booth, and will offer more voter protection to more people in more states.
Rep. Sewell Outlines the Need for Stronger Consumer ProtectionsCongresswoman Terri Sewell outlines the need to tighten payday lending regulations.
President Obama comes to BirminghamRep. Sewell joins the President for his speech on middle-class economics at Lawson State.
President Obama Signs Gold Medal BillThe President signed into law H.R. 431, a bill Congresswoman Sewell sponsored that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers of the Voting Rights Movement.
Rep. Sewell Honors the 50th Anniversary of Marchers Arrival to MontgomeryThe Congresswoman delivered remarks on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol to honor the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March.
50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in SelmaPresident Obama and the First Family as well as President Bush joined us in Selma for the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday."
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Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell expressed her condolences regarding the passing of 104-year-old civil rights legend Amelia Boynton Robinson.
Birmingham, AL -- Congresswoman Terri Sewell issued the following statement regarding the passing of former U.S. Representative Louis Stokes:
Today Congresswoman Terri Sewell welcomed U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to Alabama's 7th Congressional District where he announced that the U.S.
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Congresswoman Terri Sewell issued the following statement commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965:
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Amelia Boynton Robinson, a matriarch of the civil rights movement immortalized in a photograph taken on Bloody Sunday, has died.
Amelia Boynton Robinson, a pivotal figure in the struggle for civil rights in Selma, Ala., whose picture, battered and left unconscious by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge b
She never became a household name, but the grainy photos of Amelia Boynton Robinson crumpled on the side of the road in Selma, Ala., after being tear-gassed and beaten by stat
Amelia Boynton Robinson, who went from being beaten on a bridge in Selma, Ala., in 1965 to being pushed across the bridge in a wheelchair alongside the president of the United