Why We Need House Speaker Sheila Jackson Lee

House Democrats currently have the power to elevate an African-American woman to the third-highest office in the U.S.

On May 25, 2020, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) hosted a Memorial Day commemoration ceremony at the John H. Reagan World War II Memorial Plaza in Houston, Texas, to honor all the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. Command Senior Enlisted Leader, CCM Michael E. Cornitius, joined along with service members from the Texas Military Department. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Charles E. Spirtos)

Living History, Making History

During a national crisis, like the one we are experiencing in the aftermath of the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis, some leaders rise to the challenge.

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