Sheila Jackson Lee is third Black lawmaker to be arrested during voting rights protests

Sheila Jackson Lee is third Black lawmaker to be arrested during voting rights protests

The Guardian says Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democratic representative of Texas, was arrested in Washington DC on Thursday while protesting lawmakers’ delay in passing legislation to protect voting rights, becoming the third member of the Congressional Black Caucus to be arrested for civil disobedience in recent weeks.

Jackson Lee was arrested while participating in a demonstration outside the Hart Senate office building.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/29/sheila-jackson-lee-arrested-voting-rights-protests


 

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