H.Res.668 - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the September 25, 1957, desegregation of Little Rock Central High School by the Little Rock Nine.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 09/20/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/24/2007 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||09/24/2007 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.668 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/24/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Acknowledges and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School by the Little Rock Nine.
Encourages all Americans, upon this 50th anniversary, to recognize the historic contributions of the Little Rock Nine, who not only secured integration for Little Rock Central High School, but hundreds of thousands of schools across the country.
Commits the House of Representatives, in the wake of recent challenges, to continuing the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education and the Little Rock Nine by protecting and advancing equal educational opportunity for all.