Summary: S.Res.488 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (06/10/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Commemorates the 50th anniversary of the "James H. Meredith March Against Fear."

Recognizes the discipline and focus required to complete the march during the most contentious decade in the Civil Rights Movement to encourage African-Americans to defy intimidation and register voters.