H.Res.79 - Original Black History Month Resolution of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 02/01/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||02/14/2017 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.79 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/01/2017)
Original Black History Month Resolution of 2017
Recognizes: (1) the significance of Black History Month as an important time to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history, and (2) that the ethnic and racial diversity of the United States enriches and strengthens the nation.
Encourages: (1) the continued celebration of this month to provide an opportunity for all peoples of the United States to learn more about the past and to better understand the experiences that have shaped the nation, and (2) states to include in their year-round educational curriculum the history and contributions of African-Americans.