Rush introduced Emmett Till Antilynching Act to make lynching a federal hate crime, also introduced legislation to honor Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley with the Congressional Gold Medal
CHICAGO — On Saturday, July 24th at 11:30 AM CT, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D‑Ill.) will speak at Emmett Till’s gravesite at Burr Oak Cemetery as part of a weekend-long commemoration of what would have been Emmett Till’s 80th birthday on Sunday, July 24.
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), and Darin LaHood (R-Ill.) led the entire Illinois delegation in a letter to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Guzman supporting Governor J.B.