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Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell recently gave a royal tour to some royal visitors.
Sewell, D-Birmingham, escorted the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall around the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited the memorial as part of a week-long visit to the capital.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSFA) - Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-Dist. 7) spent a part of her day Wednesday escorting the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall around the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial during the royal couple's visit to Washington, D.C.
Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, was among the 65 House Democrats attending today's address by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The historic address comes at the request of House Speaker John Boehner and just as the U.S. is in talk with Iran over its nuclear programs.
SELMA, Ala. — There’s “Selma” the movie, a powerful testament to the Civil Rights Era. And there’s Selma the city, where vacant storefronts abound on Broad Street, the main thoroughfare leading to the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
SELMA, Ala. — It’s a Sunday afternoon in the midst of a season of remembering here. Rep. Terri A. Sewell is back in her home church, her home district. One by one, senior citizens step forward, and she places medal after medal around their aged necks.
Congress can’t agree on much these days, but on February 11, the House unanimously passed a resolution awarding the Congressional Gold Medal—the body’s highest honor—to the foot soldiers of the 1965 voting-rights movement in Selma, Alabama.
As the Representative of Alabama's 7th District where so many fought, bled, and died in the struggle for racial equality, I take very seriously my role as a protector of the legacy. And as a daughter of Selma and a lifetime member of the historic Brown Chapel AME Church, such a role is very personal to me.
Ninety-five members of Congress will make a civil rights pilgrimage to Alabama next month, record attendance for the annual event organized by the Faith and Politics Institute.
“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.