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Passed Senate without amendment (02/13/2013)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and recognize the contributions of African Americans.

Recognizes the injustices that African Americans have endured and commends the African-American community for overcoming those injustices and changing the course and nature of history by forging the fight for equality.

Calls for the United States to: (1) move forward as one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all; and (2) honor the contribution of pioneers who helped to ensure its legacy.