ACRU’s Ken Blackwell And Other African American Leaders Warn That H.R. 4 Does Not Continue John Lewis’ Proud Civil Rights Legacy

Blackwell, in a press conference with other prominent African-American leaders such as Dean Nelson, Chairman of the Douglass Leadership Institute, and Clarence E. Henderson, National Spokesman for the Frederick Douglass Foundation, said the legislation is not in keeping with the spirit of its namesake’s activism and “is an insult to the history of the civil rights movement in this country.”