AFRICAN AMERICANS

Addresses

I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr. (excerpt), E65 [13JA]

Joint Congressional Address: President Trump, H1386H1390 [28FE]

Articles and editorials

Cohen_Trump Budget Hurts African-Americans, E362 [22MR]

Bills and resolutions

Ali, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 791), H875 [1FE]

___mint commemorative coins (see S. 166), S342 [17JA] (see H.R. 579), H546 [13JA]

Black History Month: observance (see S. Res. 69), S1448 [27FE] (see H. Res. 79), H877 [1FE]

___support goals and ideals and honor the contributions of African-American Medal of Honor recipients (see H. Res. 134), H1302 [16FE]

Booker, Simeon: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 812), H876 [1FE]

Buffalo Soldiers: issue commemorative postage stamp (see H. Con. Res. 16), H877 [1FE]

Civil rights: declassify documents from civil rights cold cases and establish a civil rights cold case record collection and the Cold Case Records Review Board (see H.R. 1272), H1462 [1MR]

___restore right to individual civil actions in cases involving disparate impact (see H.R. 2486), H4309 [17MY]

Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys: establish (see H.R. 1194), H1301 [16FE]

Commission To Study Family Reconstruction Proposals for African-Americans Unjustly Impacted by the ``War on Drugs'': establish (see H.R. 1055), H1184 [14FE]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (see H.R. 40), H38 [3JA]

Committee on the Library (Joint): accept a statue depicting Harriet Tubman from Maryland and display the statue in the U.S. Capitol (see S. 402), S1218 [15FE]

Dept. of Agriculture: establish a grant program to award funds to certain land-grant African-American colleges and universities to award scholarships to students attending such institutions (see H.R. 51), H38 [3JA]

Dept. of Education: improve educational opportunities for physician assistants by expanding scholarships, increasing loan limits, and expanding programs for institutions serving rural areas and minorities (see H.R. 1603), H2182 [17MR]

___improve the Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program (see H.R. 1123), H1298 [16FE]

___support career and technical education high school programs to increase number and percentage of students who graduate from high school ready for college and a career (see S. 1004), S2680 [2MY]

Dept. of HHS: authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes within minority communities (see H.R. 2351), H4176 [4MY]

___reauthorize sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment (see H.R. 2410), H4189 [11MY]

Dept. of Justice: establish a pilot program to make grants to historically Black colleges and universities to provide educational programs to offenders who have recently been, or will soon be, released from incarceration (see H.R. 799), H876 [1FE]

___publish certain demographic data relative to missing children (see H.R. 2096), H2804 [14AP]

Dept. of Labor: urge labor unions and businesses to recruit, hire, and train unemployed young African-American men to rebuild infrastructure, technology and computer networks, and energy distribution systems (see H.R. 52), H38 [3JA]

Dept. of the Interior: conduct a special resource study of the Medgar Evers House in Jackson, MS (see S. 644), S1840 [15MR] (see H.R. 1715), H2369 [23MR]

Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: amend regulations for racial appropriateness (see H.R. 995), H1099 [9FE]

Detroit River: celebrate history by commemorating the International Underground Railroad Memorial Monument in Detroit, MI, and Windsor, Ontario, Canada (see S. Res. 72), S1501 [28FE] (see H. Res. 158), H1392 [28FE]

Doby, Lawrence E.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see S. 802), S2175 [3AP] (see H.R. 1861), H2628 [3AP]

Education: express need for increased diversity and inclusion in the tech sector and increased access to opportunity in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education (see H. Con. Res. 29), H1302 [16FE]

Employment: encourage development of best business practices by corporate, academic, or social entities to increase consideration of underrepresented populations for managerial or leadership positions (see S. Res. 11), S205 [10JA] (see H. Res. 77), H820 [31JA]

Evers-Williams, Myrlie: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2130), H2846 [25AP]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: establish (see S. 392), S1218 [15FE] (see H.R. 1242), H1391 [28FE]

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission: establish (see H.R. 2989), H5048 [21JN]

Greensboro, NC: recognize significance of Greensboro Four Woolworth lunch counter sit-in (see H. Res. 100), H1083 [7FE]

Howard University: anniversary (see H. Res. 224), H2370 [23MR]

Infrastructure: require spending bills to include workforce development programs that recruit and train individuals from high unemployment communities and veterans and outreach to underrepresented contractors and businesses (see H. Res. 159), H1392 [28FE]

Investments: provide an exemption and payments from taxation for 501(c)(3) bonds issued on behalf of a historically Black college or university (see H.R. 1080), H1243 [15FE]

Johnson, Frank M., Jr.: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 3), H45 [3JA]

Johnson, John A. (Jack): pardon posthumously (see S. Res. 71), S1501 [28FE] (see H. Con. Res. 31), H1392 [28FE]

Jubilee Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 19), H46 [3JA]

Juneteenth Independence Day: observance (see H. Res. 386), H4937 [15JN]

King, Martin Luther, Jr.: anniversary of ``Beyond Vietnam_A Time To Break Silence'' sermon (see H. Res. 246), H2697 [4AP]

Law enforcement: eliminate racial, religious, or other discriminatory profiling (see S. 411), S1304 [16FE]

___prohibit racial profiling (see H.R. 1498), H2051 [10MR]

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site: expand boundary (see S. 1202), S3097 [23MY] (see H.R. 2611), H4503 [23MY]

Los Angeles, CA: anniversary of civil unrest following acquittal of police officers charged with using excessive force (see S. Res. 147), S2616 [27AP]

Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site: redesignate as a national historic park (see H.R. 267), H95 [4JA]

Masonic Order (fraternal organization): issue a forever stamp in commemoration of Prince Hall Freemasonry (see H.R. 152), H42 [3JA]

Medicaid: incentivize development of community-based interventions to reduce health disparities among certain populations (see H.R. 2048), H2787 [6AP]

___provide incentives for education on the risk of renal medullary carcinoma in individuals with sickle cell disease (see H.R. 148), H42 [3JA]

Miller, Doris: award Medal of Honor posthumously (see H.R. 834), H944 [2FE]

___reconsider merits of awarding the Medal of Honor posthumously relative to possible racial bias in original decision to award the Navy Cross (see H. Con. Res. 19), H945 [2FE]

NAACP: anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 17), H877 [1FE]

National Park Service: establish the African American Civil Rights Network (see S. 857), S2363 [4AP] (see H.R. 1927), H2751 [5AP]

___reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program (see H.R. 1135), H1298 [16FE]

National security: improve diversity and inclusion in the workforce of national security agencies (see S. 924), S2490 [24AP]

National Voting Rights Act Mobilization Day: designate (see H. Con. Res. 9), H546 [13JA]

New York, NY: establish the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center (see S. 391), S1218 [15FE] (see H.R. 1088), H1243 [15FE]

Thomas, Clarence: tribute (see S. Res. 13), S314 [12JA] (see H. Res. 50), H471 [12JA]

Veterans: recognize challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving, their heroic military sacrifices, their patriotism, and the need to eliminate health and benefit disparities of minority veterans (see H. Con. Res. 22), H1083 [7FE]

World War II: officially recognize service and sacrifice of African-American soldiers of the 333d Field Artillery Battalion who were massacred during Battle of the Bulge (see S. Res. 99), S1995 [27MR] (see H. Con. Res. 43), H2696 [4AP]

Essays

State of the Union: Julia Stergas, S539 [31JA]

___Musa Mayange, S359 [20JA]

Letters

Condemn recent surge in hate crimes: Congressional Black Caucus, H4838 [12JN]

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site boundary expansion: Rachel Patton, Preserve Arkansas (organization), S3099 [23MY]

___several Little Rock, AR, residents, S3100 [23MY]

___Whitney Patterson, Central High Neighborhood, Inc., S3099 [23MY]

Nomination of E. Scott Pruitt to be EPA Administrator: several African American environmental justice organizations, S1325 [16FE]

Virginia law relative to interracial marriage: Richard and Mildred Loving, S957 [6FE]

Lists

African-American service members buried at Normandy American Cemetery, H1252H1254 [16FE]

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Prince William County, VA, Alumnae Chapter Martin Luther King Youth Oratorical Contest high school participants, E232 [27FE]

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Prince William County, VA, Alumnae Chapter Martin Luther King Youth Oratorical Contest middle school participants, E232 [27FE]

Proposals

Support goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month, S3537 [15JN]

Remarks in House

Adams, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve, H1257 [16FE]

Ali, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (H.R. 791), E122 [1FE]

Allen University: historical significance, H1175 [14FE]

Barber Geter, Stephanie: Buffalo, NY, NAACP Chapter Medger Evers Award recipient, E789 [8JN]

Benedict College: tribute, H1225 [15FE]

Birmingham, AL: tribute to A.H. Parker High School, E603 [4MY]

Black Archives of Mid-America (organization): tribute, H2818 [25AP], E531 [25AP]

Black History Month: observance, H885, H887 [2FE], H1116, H1117H1123 [13FE], H1175 [14FE], H1249, H1251, H1292 [16FE], H1324, H1344H1350 [27FE], H1361 [28FE], E121 [1FE], E138 [3FE], E182 [13FE], E188 [14FE], E236 [27FE]

___observance (H. Res. 79), H1173 [14FE]

Black Panther Party (organization): anniversary, E64 [13JA]

Blue, Kanasha: Buffalo, NY, NAACP Chapter Rufus Frazier Human Services Award recipient, E795 [8JN]

Budget: allocation of funds, H2457H2462 [27MR]

___impact on education programs, H2457, H2458 [27MR]

Capitol Building and Grounds: dispute over display of high school art competition painting depicting interaction between police and African Americans, H220 [9JA]

Castile, Philando: lack of NRA response to shooting death during traffic stop, H5033 [21JN]

Civil rights: continuing struggle of African Americans, H1345H1350 [27FE]

Clinton College: tribute, H1249 [16FE]

Colleges and universities: importance of historically Black colleges and universities, H1348 [27FE]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (H.R. 40), E9 [3JA]

Congressional Black Caucus: legislative priorities, H599H606 [23JA]

___tribute to Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, H2228 [20MR]

Crime: condemn recent surge in hate crimes, H1363 [28FE], H4838H4845 [12JN]

Dallas, TX: tribute to law enforcement officers killed at 2016 protest march, H4299 [17MY]

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: tribute to Columbus, OH, Alumnae Chapter, E190 [14FE]

Denmark Technical College: tribute, H1292 [16FE]

Dept. of Education: Federal Pell Grant Program funding, H2457 [27MR]

___historically Black colleges and universities funding, H2457, H2458 [27MR]

Dept. of Justice: publish certain demographic data relative to missing children, H4455 [23MY]

___publish certain demographic data relative to missing children (H.R. 2096), E505 [14AP]

District of Columbia: tribute to DC Black Pride festival, E688 [22MY]

Doddsville, MS: tribute to Delta Industrial Institute High School, E380 [24MR]

El Paso, TX: tribute to Return to El Paso Roots event, E728 [25MY]

Emmett Till Memorial Commission: tribute, E663 [18MY]

5000 Role Models of Excellence Project (organization): tribute, H4416 [22MY]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: establish (H.R. 1242), H2985H2987 [1MY], H4599 [25MY], E730 [25MY]

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission: establish (H.R. 2989), E864 [21JN]

Fresno, CA: anniversary of State Center Community College District Wall of Honor at African American Historical & Cultural Museum of the San Joaquin Valley, E233 [27FE]

Greensboro, NC: anniversary of St. James Presbyterian Church, H403 [12JA]

Horton, Tyler: Buffalo, NY, NAACP Chapter branch Youth Award recipient, E798 [8JN]

Juneteenth Independence Day: observance, E863 [21JN]

___observance (H. Res. 386), H4934 [15JN], E828 [15JN]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.: tribute, E581 [2MY]

___tribute to James ``Biff'' Carter Kappas on Capitol Hill Legislative Policy Conference, H3010, H3011, H3012 [2MY]

King, Martin Luther, Jr.: anniversary of assassination, H2634, H2641, H2680 [4AP]

Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling (H.R. 1498), E316 [10MR]

Lewis, Tiffany R.: Buffalo, NY, NAACP Chapter Daniel R. Acker Community Service Award recipient, E793 [8JN]

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance, E39 [10JA], E64, E65 [13JA]

Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site: redesignate as a national historic park (H.R. 267), H2065, H2066, H2071 [15MR]

Mesiah, Frank B.: Buffalo, NY, NAACP Chapter President's Award recipient, E791 [8JN]

Morehouse College: anniversary, H1135 [14FE], E190 [14FE]

Morris College: tribute, H1249 [16FE]

Morristown, NJ: anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr., Observance Committee, E42 [10JA]

NAACP: anniversary (H. Con. Res. 17), H1173, H1176 [14FE], E194 [14FE], E204 [15FE]

___anniversary of New Haven, CT, branch, E245 [28FE]

___anniversary of Savannah, GA, branch, H1133 [14FE]

National Minority Health Month: observance, H2906 [27AP], E552 [27AP]

National Park Service: reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program, H1175 [14FE]

New York, NY: tribute to historical and cultural contributions of African Americans from 13th Congressional District, E182 [13FE]

Obama, President: evaluation of administration, H90H93 [4JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact of implementation on health care, coverage, costs, and accessibility, E552 [27AP]

Philander Smith College: anniversary, H1955 [9MR]

Purcellville, VA: anniversary of desegregation of Purcellville Library, E501 [12AP]

Racial relations: assess impact of Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, relative to segregated schools and ensure vigilance against resegregation of society, H1173H1176 [14FE]

Richmond, VA: anniversary of First Baptist Church Centralia, E666 [18MY]

Richmond (VA) Free Press: anniversary, H1116 [13FE], E180 [13FE]

Second Chance Act: funding, H2459 [27MR]

St. Petersburg, FL: tribute to 2020 Plan to reduce poverty, H1341 [27FE], E240 [27FE]

Thomas, Clarence: Supreme Court confirmation process relative to accusations of sexual harrassment, H228 [9JA]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration, H2461 [27MR], H2634 [4AP]

___evaluation of administration relative to impact on minority communities, H2995H3001 [1MY], E582 [2MY]

___evaluation of administration relative to policies impacting African Americans, H2045 [10MR]

___evaluation of administration relative to race relations, H1121 [13FE]

Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Day Fly In: anniversary, E576 [1MY]

Voorhees College: tribute, H1292 [16FE]

Voting: protect the right to vote, H723H729 [30JA], E325 [15MR]

Wiley, Anthony, Jr.: Buffalo, NY, NAACP Chapter Youth Award recipient, E790 [8JN]

World War II: tribute to African-American veterans, H1254 [16FE]

___tribute to 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, H2636 [4AP]

Wright, Carolyn: Texas Women Lawyers (organization) Pathfinder Award recipient, E349 [20MR]

Remarks in Senate

Black History Month: observance, S1090, S1091 [10FE], S1296, S1392 [16FE], S1428S1430 [27FE]

___observance (S. Res. 69), S1454 [27FE]

Black Women's History Week: observance, S1993 [27MR]

Children and youth: impact of government regulations on provision of equal access to quality education for all children, S1683S1685 [8MR]

Dallas, TX: tribute to law enforcement officers killed at 2016 protest march, S2940 [16MY]

Dept. of Education: support career and technical education high school programs to increase number and percentage of students who graduate from high school ready for college and a career (S. 1004), S2681 [2MY]

DeVos, Sec. of Education: evaluation of statements on historically Black colleges and universities and school choice, S1463 [28FE]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: establish (S. 392), S1219 [15FE]

Law enforcement: eliminate racial, religious, or other discriminatory profiling (S. 411), S1296 [16FE], S1943 [23MR]

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site: expand boundary (S. 1202), S3099, S3100 [23MY]

Los Angeles, CA: anniversary of civil unrest following acquittal of police officers charged with using excessive force (S. Res. 147), S2628 [27AP]

Major League Baseball: observance of Jackie Robinson Day, S2489 [24AP]

National Minority Health Month: support goals and ideals, S3537, S3538 [15JN], S3680 [21JN]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact of implementation on health care, coverage, costs, and accessibility, S3306S3309 [7JN], S3345 [8JN], S3465S3467 [14JN]

World War II: tribute to 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, S3206 [25MY]

Reports filed

400 Years of African-American History Commission Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 392) (S. Rept. 115–63), S2963 [16MY]

___Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H.R. 1242) (H. Rept. 115–105), H3002 [1MY]

Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historical Park Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (H.R. 267) (S. Rept. 115–49), S2845 [9MY]

Medgar Evers House Study Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 644) (S. Rept. 115–46), S2845 [9MY]

___Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1715) (H. Rept. 115–123), H4220 [16MY]

National Park Service Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation Program Reauthorization: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1135) (H. Rept. 115–157), H4622 [2JN]

Texts of

H.R. 267, redesignate Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site as a national historic park, H2065 [15MR]

H.R. 1242, 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act, H2985 [1MY]

S. Res. 11, encourage development of best business practices by corporate, academic, or social entities to increase consideration of underrepresented populations for managerial or leadership positions, S209 [10JA]

S. Res. 13, tribute to Clarence Thomas, S319 [12JA]

S. Res. 69, Black History Month, S1452 [27FE]

S. Res. 71, pardon John A. (Jack) Johnson posthumously, S1505 [28FE]

S. Res. 72, celebrate history of the Detroit River by commemorating the International Underground Railroad Memorial Monument in Detroit, MI, and Windsor, Ontario, Canada, S1505 [28FE]

S. Res. 99, officially recognize World War II service and sacrifice of African-American soldiers of the 333d Field Artillery Battalion who were massacred during Battle of the Bulge, S2000 [27MR]

S. Res. 147, civil unrest in Los Angeles, CA, following acquittal of police officers charged with using excessive force anniversary, S2628 [27AP]