Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Roll Call: Terri Sewell Proves You Can Come Home Again

Feb 20, 2015
In The News

“I come to places like Sidney Lanier so you can see, congresswomen look like me,” Rep. Terri A. Sewell tells a roundtable of student journalists here at Sidney Lanier High School.

With apologies to the late novelist Thomas Wolfe, the Alabama Democrat contradicts the title of his 1940 book, “You Can’t Go Home Again.”

Earlier that afternoon, Sewell addressed a larger group of Lanier students in its cavernous, pre-World War II auditorium. Invited as part of Black History Month, Sewell was eager to tell the predominantly black audience that history continues to unfold before them.

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