U.S. Post Office

Congresswoman Sewell Presents Proposal to have Selma Post Office Named After Amelia Boynton Robinson

Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) released the following statement after filing legislation to name the USPS facility in Selma after voting rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson: “Amelia Boynton Robinson was known as the matriarch of the voting rights movement. Her life and legacy epitomized strength, resilience, perseverance and courage — the same characteristics that embody the City of Selma where she made such a…

Ala. U.S. Rep. Votes against Naming P.O. for Angelou.

No immediate comment from Rep. Mo Brooks

  (From ABC News) Nine House Republicans—-including Alabama’s Mo Brooks—- voted against naming a North Carolina post office after poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou Tuesday afternoon, the latest example of the polarization surrounding even the most mundane proceedings on Capitol Hill, particularly around issues of race. The vote was 371-9-1, with one member voting present. The vote to…