H.Con.Res.44 - Expressing the sense of the Congress that the President should grant a pardon to Marcus Mosiah Garvey to clear his name and affirm his innocence of crimes for which he was unjustly prosecuted and convicted.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] (Introduced 02/10/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/14/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.44 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/10/2009)
Declares that Marcus Mosiah Garvey (founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association): (1) was innocent of the charges brought against him by the U.S. government; and (2) should be recognized internationally as a leader and thinker in the struggle for human rights and dignity.
Calls upon the President to endeavor to restore Garvey's honor and good name by granting him a full posthumous pardon that proclaims his conviction to have been unjust and affirms his innocence.