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 2017-12-12 02:17 

Conservative Review

Civil rights museum boycott is all divisive & 'all political'...

Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson boycotting due to Trump's presence. ...

 2017-12-09 15:56 

KVHP

[ Lake Charles ]

Mayor Lumumba, Congressman Bennie Thompson speak ahead of museum openings and Trump visit...

The press conference will begin at 9 a.m. at the Smith Robertson Museum....

 2017-12-09 14:52 

msnewsnow.com

[ Jackson, MS ]

WATCH LIVE: Mayor Lumumba, Congressman Bennie Thompson speak ahead of museum openings and Trump visit...

The press conference will begin at 9 a.m. at the Smith Robertson Museum. ...

 2017-12-09 14:02 

Global News

Why Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi Civil Rights Museum could lead to protests, boycotts...

To come and somehow give the impression that things are all right, that were getting along, was absolutely the wrong message, said Rep. Bennie Thompson....

 2017-12-09 09:39 

NBC News

Trump's visit to Mississippi Civil Rights Museum underscores national tension...

After news came that Trump would be at the opening, Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson, as well as other well-known figures, said they would boycott it....

 2017-12-09 02:19 

VOA

With Trump Attending, Some African Americans to Skip Mississippi Event...

Many in Mississippi's African-American community had waited decades for a civil rights museum. But with President Donald Trump coming to the museum's opening Saturday, some will skip the eagerly anticipated opening.They say Trump's policies ar...

 2017-12-09 00:43 

Breitbart.com

Dem Rep Jeffries: Trump Has 'Never Missed a Opportunity to Fan the Flames of Racial Hatred'...

Friday on CNN's "Situation Room," while discussing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders' statement on Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) not joining President Donald Trump at the new Mississippi Civil Righ...

 2017-12-08 16:01 

Daily Kos

As Trump heads to Mississippi, black residents say 'people almost boast about' heightened racism...

Donald Trump's decision to attend the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum has cost it the attendance of Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson. It has been protested by the NAACP . But Trump is not backing down, even though—or may...

 2017-12-08 14:31 

MSNBC

Reps. Lewis, Thompson to skip Trump visit......

Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Bennie Thompson (D-MS) say they will not attend Saturday's Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening due to President Trump's attendance. NBC's Kristen Welker reports....

 2017-12-08 12:30 

Talking Points Memo

John Lewis Will Skip Civil Rights Museum Opening Because Trump's Attending...

Reps. John Lewis (D-GA) and Bennie Thompson (D-MS) announced Thursday night they will not attend the opening for a new......

 2017-12-08 04:32 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

Black Caucus Slams White House For Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Boycott Comments...

Hours after the White House criticized Reps. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) for not attending the opening of a civil rights museum in Mississippi on Saturday, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) released a statement saying P...

 2017-12-08 03:01 

HotAir

John Lewis, Bennie Thompson to skip opening of civil rights museum — because Trump is attending...

"I think his presence would make a mockery of everything that people tried to do to redeem the soul of America..." The post John Lewis, Bennie Thompson to skip opening of civil rights museum — because Trump is attending appeared first on Hot...

 2017-12-08 02:05 

VOA

Top US Congressman to Boycott Opening of Civil Rights Museum...

U.S. Representative John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat, is one of the country's best known living icons of the fight for civil rights in the 1960s.But Lewis said Thursday he will refuse to attend Saturday's opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Muse...

 2017-12-08 00:53 

Washington Examiner

Congressional Black Caucus chairman: 'This White House is not serious about civil rights'...

Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson said they would not attend the opening of a civil rights museum if Trump attends....

 2017-12-07 23:21 

USA Today

Trump presence prompts John Lewis to skip Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening...

Congressmen Lewis and Bennie Thompson say Trump's policies insult the legacies of activists portrayed in the museum....

 2017-12-07 22:34 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Citing Trump, John Lewis Will Skip Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening...

Mr. Lewis and Bennie Thompson, both House Democrats, said they would not attend the museum opening because Mr. Trump is scheduled to be there....

 2017-12-07 21:33 

US News & World Report

The Latest: White House: 'Unfortunate' Lewis to Skip Opening...

The White House says it's "unfortunate"; that Reps. John Lewis of Georgia and Bennie Thompson of Mississippi won't be joining President Donald Trump at the opening of a civil rights museum in Mississippi this Saturday....

 2017-12-07 21:26 

CBS News

Rep. John Lewis canceling visit to civil rights museum over "hit man" Trump...

Rep. Bennie Thompson also won't attend...

 2017-12-07 21:26 

CBS News

Rep. John Lewis canceling visit to civil rights museum over "hit man" Trump...

Rep. Bennie Thompson also won't attend...

 2017-12-07 21:23 

USA Today

John Lewis boycotts opening of Mississippi civil rights museum because of Trump...

Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson won't attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum because President Trump plans to be there....

 2017-12-07 05:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Reps. Bennie Thompson & John Lewis to skip civil rights museum opening due to Trump...

Bennie Thompson and John Lewis will not attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. ...

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