Long-serving former Democratic U.S. congressman John Conyers dies at age 90

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Fifty a champion civil rights and a congressman for the people that's how colleagues in Michigan's political leaders are remembering to traits own former congressman John Conyers junior who died Sunday at the age of ninety Conyers is the longest serving African American member of Congress during the height of the civil rights movement here's Michigan democratic congresswoman Brenda Lawrence junk Han uses one of the founding members of the black caucus among his many accomplishments and I speak on behalf of the trade the black caucus in Congress this is a really bad day ten years became one of only six black house members when he narrowly won his first election in nineteen sixty

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