H.R.937 - To provide for the establishment of the Margaret Walker Alexander National African-American Research Center.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Parker, Mike [D-MS-4] (Introduced 02/17/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||03/04/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education and Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.937 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/17/1993)
Directs the Secretary of Education to make a grant to Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, to establish the Margaret Walker Alexander National African-American Research Center on its campus in recognition of, and to commemorate, the literary contributions of Margaret Walker Alexander.
Requires the application for the grant to ensure that the Center will serve as a national center for the study, research, and teaching of African-American literature and history, and as a repository for papers and memorabilia relating to the lives of individuals noted for their work in African-American literature and history.