H.Res.41 - Recognizing 2011 as the Year for People of African Descent.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 01/19/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/01/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.41 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/19/2011)
Supports the United Nations (U.N.) designation of the International Year for People of African Descent.
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should: (1) strengthen cooperation to promote the empowerment of people of African descent in relation to their social, educational, political, and economic rights; (2) make efforts to advance the diverse cultural traditions and heritage of people of African descent; and (3) strengthen its commitment to eradicate racism, undo the injustices of history, and celebrate the contributions of people of African descent across the political, social, and economic spectrum.