AFRICAN AMERICANS

AFRICAN AMERICANS

AFRICAN AMERICANS

Addresses

Bar Mitzvah: Luke Cohen, E946 [28JN]

I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr. (excerpt), H13 [8JA]

Amendments

Dept. of HHS: reauthorize sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment (S. 2465), S6880 [11OC]

Articles and editorials

Congress, Pass the PROSPER Act for Federal Student Aid Reform, H4772 [5JN]

Late Zell Miller Diversified the Bench, H3878 [9MY]

What Betsy DeVos Should Have Said About the PROSPER Act, H4742 [5JN]

Bills and resolutions

African-American Music Appreciation Month: observance (see S. Res. 559), S4734 [28JN] (see H. Res. 974), H5975 [28JN]

Army: tribute to Women’s Army Corps 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and celebration of Black History Month (see S. Res. 412), S1165 [15FE]

Ashe, Arthur: tribute (see S. Res. 624), S6059 [6SE] (see H. Res. 1054), H7920 [6SE]

Black History Month: observance (see S. Res. 413), S1165 [15FE] (see H. Res. 755), H1334 [27FE]

Black Maternal Health Week: observance (see S. Res. 459), S2075 [11AP] (see H. Res. 818), H3147 [11AP]

Black Women’s Heart Health Awareness Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 722), H737 [2FE]

Buffalo Soldiers: tribute (see S. Res. 409), S1165 [15FE]

Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument: establish as a unit of the National Park System (see S. 3287), S5423 [26JY] (see H.R. 5655), H3741 [27AP]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for event to celebrate the birthday of Frederick Douglass (see H. Con. Res. 102), H783 [5FE]

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 S. 3191), S4875 [10JY]

Committee on the Library (Joint): obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm for placement in the U.S. Capitol (see S. 2467), S1286 [28FE] (see H.R. 4856), H581 [19JA]

Crime: specify lynching as a hate crime (see S. 3178), S4734 [28JN] (see H.R. 6086), H5152 [13JN]

Dept. of Agriculture: authorize transmission to Congress of annual reports prepared by certain land-grant colleges on Federal and State allotments received by such colleges (see H.R. 5309), H1651 [15MR]

——— provide financial flexibility for certain land-grant African-American colleges and universities by allowing carryover of funding from year to year (see S. 2384), S651 [6FE] (see H.R. 4984), H1074 [8FE]

——— provide mandatory funding for grants to upgrade agricultural and food sciences facilities at land-grant African-American colleges and universities (see H.R. 5122), H1333 [27FE]

——— reauthorize Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (see S. 2839), S2678 [15MY] (see H.R. 5824), H3977 [15MY]

Dept. of Defense: increase minority student participation in Cyber Scholarship Program (see H.R. 5746), H3928 [10MY]

Dept. of Education: permanently reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (see S. 3467), S6223 [18SE] (see H.R. 6876), H8883 [25SE]

——— provide access to higher education through a Federal-State partnership to waive community college tuition and provide grants to minority-serving institutions to assist low-income students (see S. 2483), S1316 [1MR]

——— report annually the Federal civil rights violations of educational institutions (see H.R. 6537), H7687 [25JY]

Dept. of HHS: reauthorize sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment (see S. 2465), S1286 [28FE]

——— reduce racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity through supporting implicit bias training, pregnancy medical home programs, and incorporating bias recognition in medical school skills testing (see S. 3363), S5831 [22AU] (see H.R. 6698), H7824 [4SE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: strengthen partnerships with historically Black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions (see H.R. 6772), H8169 [12SE]

Dept. of the Interior: conduct a special resource study of Fort Pillow Historic State Park in Henning, TN (see H.R. 4868), H582 [19JA] (see H.R. 5209), H1476 [7MR]

——— designate Quindaro Townsite in Kansas City, KS, as a National Historic Landmark (see S. 2895), S2835 [22MY] (see H.R. 5613), H3574 [25AP]

——— study suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, FL, as a unit of the National Park System (see H.R. 5005), H1126 [13FE]

Drugs: acknowledge that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy and apologize to individuals and communities victimized by this policy (see H. Res. 933), H5093 [12JN]

——— make marijuana legal at the Federal level, incentivize States to change marijuana laws that disproportionately impact minority communities, and allow retroactive review of marijuana sentences (see H.R. 4815), H477 [17JA]

Dunbar, Paul L.: mint commemorative coins (see H.R. 6214), H5648 [25JN]

Dunnigan, Alice Allison: tribute (see H. Res. 1060), H8170 [12SE]

Education: enforce Civil Rights Act sections that prohibit racial discrimination in education and restore private right of action in cases involving disparate impact (see H. Res. 902), H4209 [17MY]

——— support and encourage increased diversity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, especially physics, and recognize value of American Physical Society Bridge Program (see H. Res. 988), H6111 [11JY]

Emancipation National Historic Trail: designate (see H.R. 4745), H82 [9JA]

Financial institutions: establish Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committees and provide advice relative to preserving and encouraging minority depository institutions (see H.R. 6186), H5505 [21JN]

Franklin, Aretha L.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see S. 3359), S5759 [21AU] (see H.R. 6681), H7772 [24AU]

——— tribute (see S. Res. 615), S5831 [22AU]

FRS: modify goals of Board of Governors, promote diversity on board of directors of each Federal reserve bank, and establish certain reporting requirements for Board of Governors (see H.R. 7095), H9448 [26OC]

Hidden Figures Way, Washington, DC: designate (see S. 3370), S5931 [23AU]

International Decade for People of African Descent: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 713), H629 [25JA]

James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix Post Office Building, Renton, WA: designate (see H.R. 6628), H7724 [26JY]

Johnson, Katherine: redesignate NASA Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, WV, in honor (see S. 3389), S5954 [27AU]

Juneteenth Independence Day: designate (see S. Res. 547), S3951 [14JN] (see H. Res. 936), H5152 [13JN]

——— observance (see H. Res. 948), H5285 [19JN]

King, Martin Luther, Jr.: anniversary of assassination (see H. Res. 798), H2041 [22MR]

Lauderdale Lakes, FL: tribute to City Commission for membership comprised solely of women of color (see H. Res. 942), H5200 [14JN]

Law enforcement: condemn Stand Your Ground laws, urge rejection and repeal of, and find alternatives for, such legislation, penalize racial profiling, and study ways to elevate the social status of Black males (see H. Res. 978), H5976 [28JN]

Locust Grove, VA: anniversary of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Locust Grove (see H. Res. 1112), H9414 [2OC]

Mary Church Terrell Day: designate (see H. Res. 1126), H9431 [12OC]

Medgar Evers National Monument: establish (see S. 2889), S2793 [21MY] (see H.R. 4895), H677 [29JA]

Medicaid: reduce maternal mortality by extending duration of coverage for women after they give birth, improving obstetric case management, and providing training to clinicians to better care for women of color (see H.R. 5977), H4732 [25MY]

Memphis, TN: anniversary of sanitation workers’ strike (see S. Res. 404), S907 [13FE] (see H. Res. 715), H677 [29JA] (see H. Res. 720), H732 [30JA]

Minorities: improve health of minority individuals (see H.R. 5942), H4693 [23MY]

NAACP: anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 108), H1334 [27FE]

NASA: award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden and posthumously to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson for contributions during the ‘‘Space Race’’ (see S. 3321), S5582 [1AU] (see H.R. 6795), H8724 [13SE]

National African American Women Engineers Day: designate (see H. Res. 746), H1226 [23FE]

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 731), H974 [7FE]

National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities: submit a report to Congress on impact of opioid epidemic on minority communities (see H.R. 5616), H3574 [25AP]

National Media Diversity Month: designate (see S. Res. 518), S2793 [21MY] (see H. Res. 888), H3929 [10MY]

National Minority Health Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 529), S2925 [24MY]

National objectives: increase upward social mobility of Black families and help ensure equal protection under the law (see H.R. 5785), H3935 [11MY]

National security: improve diversity and inclusion in the workforce of national security agencies (see H.R. 5195), H1475 [7MR]

National Voter Registration Day: designate (see S. Res. 640), S6224 [18SE]

National Voting Rights Month: designate (see S. Res. 626), S6143 [12SE] (see H. Res. 1058), H8170 [12SE]

Pearl (vessel): honor historic abolitionist events and legacy of those involved in the largest slave escape in U.S. history (see H. Res. 1074), H8738 [20SE]

Phillips, Velvalea H. Rodgers: tribute (see H. Res. 863), H3742 [27AP]

SBA: establish pilot program for certifying that a small business concern is owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (see H.R. 6514), H7686 [25JY]

Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: designate (see S. Res. 661), S6388 [28SE]

Sports: mint coins in commemoration of anniversary of integration of baseball (see S. 3239), S5066 [18JY] (see H.R. 6469), H6648 [23JY]

Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building, New York, NY: designate (see S. 2550), S1735 [14MR]

Voting: call on Congress to enact a new Voting Rights Act preclearance formula and condemn voter suppression laws enacted by States and political subdivisions (see H. Res. 751), H1266 [26FE]

——— develop academic curriculum on importance, history of suppression, and current restrictive laws, issue stamp recognizing efforts supporting the right to vote, and promote elections and automatic registration (see S. Res. 626), S6143 [12SE] (see H. Res. 1058), H8170 [12SE]

Walker, Wyatt T.: tribute (see H. Res. 742), H1217 [16FE]

Women: report on efforts to support minority women involvement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields (see H.R. 7092), H9448 [26OC]

Essays

State of the Union: Ella Whitman, S649 [6FE]

Factsheets

African Americans and Labor Unions, H665 [29JA]

Letters

Medgar Evers Home National Monument Act: Beverly W. Hogan, Tougaloo College, H3950 [15MY]

——— Jeff Seabold, Jackson, MS, Historic Preservation Commission, H3950 [15MY]

——— Kenneth H. P’Pool, Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History, H3950 [15MY]

Unity declaration on racism and poverty: Circle of Protection (organization), H1365 [5MR]

Lists

Court cases won by NAACP lawyers, E1438 [23OC]

Historically Black colleges and universities with Army ROTC programs, H5790 [27JN]

Historically Black colleges and universities with Navy ROTC programs, H5790 [27JN]

Individuals who benefited from ROTC programs at historically Black colleges and universities, H5790 [27JN]

Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc., and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Epsilon Lambda Chapter Black and Gold Scholarship Ball award recipients, E882 [21JN]

Proclamations

Black Women’s Wellness Day: Representative Pocan, E1270 [20SE]

BreAnna I. Nixon Recipient of Greater Lansing, MI, Area Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., Youth on the Move Award: Representative Mike Bishop, E483 [17AP]

Bridgett ‘‘Biddy’’ Mason Day: Representative Barragan, E1149 [14AU]

Cordell Henderson Recipient of Greater Lansing, MI, Area Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., Frederick Douglass Award: Representative Mike Bishop, E488 [17AP]

Martrell Jackson Recipient of Greater Lansing, MI, Area Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., Youth on the Move Award: Representative Mike Bishop, E480 [17AP]

Theresa Randleman Recipient of Greater Lansing, MI, Area Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., Business Excellence Award: Representative Mike Bishop, E490 [17AP]

Wayne Lynn Recipient of Greater Lansing, MI, Area Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., Community Service Award: Representative Mike Bishop, E486 [17AP]

Remarks in House

Alabama: effects of inadequate wastewater treatment on African Americans, E1056 [24JY]

——— tribute to African-American women running for political office, E895 [22JN]

American Missionary Association: tribute, E1207 [5SE]

American Public Health Association: anniversary of Black Caucus of Health Workers, E1317 [27SE]

Arkansas: tribute to Arkansas Black Hall of Fame inductees, H9396 [28SE]

Arlington County, VA: anniversary of Halls Hill Fire Station No. 8, E825 [12JN]

Avery, Annie: Alabama Nursing Home Association Ms. Alabama Nursing Home award recipient, E1155 [17AU]

Birmingham, AL: anniversary of 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, H8174 [13SE]

Black Family Development, Inc.: anniversary, E987 [10JY]

Black History Month: observance, H780–H782 [5FE], H790, H898–H900 [6FE], H1174–H1176 [14FE], E124, E130 [2FE]

Black Maternal Health Week: observance (H. Res. 818), H3159 [12AP]

Bremerton, WA: anniversary of NAACP Unit 1134, E703 [22MY]

Buffalo, NY: tribute to proposed African American Veterans Monument to be located in the Buffalo and Erie County Military Park, H7170 [25JY]

Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument: establish as a unit of the National Park System (H.R. 5655), H4753, H4754 [5JN]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for event to celebrate the birthday of Frederick Douglass (H. Con. Res. 102), H815 [6FE]

Civil rights: anniversary of voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, AL, H1468 [7MR], E283 [8MR]

——— continuing struggle between law enforcement and African Americans, H9098 [27SE]

Coleman, Marion: National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship recipient, E727 [24MY]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (H.R. 40), H1496 [8MR]

Committee on the Library (Joint): obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm for placement in the U.S. Capitol (H.R. 4856), H1688 [19MR]

Congressional Black Caucus: accomplishments, H14 [8JA]

Deep Ellum Foundation: tribute, E463 [13AP]

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: anniversary of Fairfax County, VA, Alumnae Chapter, E747 [29MY]

Dept. of Agriculture: National Institute of Food and Agriculture agricultural research and extension funding equity for historically Black land-grant colleges and universities, H4204 [17MY]

Dept. of Defense: prohibit funding to end ROTC programs at historically Black colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions and tribal colleges and universities, H5789, H5790 [27JN]

——— study how to attract and recruit students with experience in certain technical fields from institutions of higher education, including minority-serving institutions, H4702 [24MY]

Dept. of Education: support students in completing an affordable postsecondary education that will prepare them to enter the workforce with skills they need for lifelong success (H.R. 4508), H1509 [13MR], H3965–H3967 [15MY], H4688–H4690 [23MY], H4742, H4743, H4770–H4773 [5JN], H7835, H7851, H7853 [5SE]

Dept. of HHS: reauthorize sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment (H.R. 2410), H1240–H1243 [26FE]

Dept. of Justice: call for an investgation into the shooting death of Stephon A. Clark, E400 [5AP]

——— decision to reopen investigation into murder of Emmett Till, H6193 [13JY]

Dept. of the Interior: designate Quindaro Townsite in Kansas City, KS, as a National Historic Landmark (H.R. 5613), H6630, H6631 [23JY]

——— study suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, FL, as a unit of the National Park System (H.R. 5005), H4752, H4753 [5JN]

Discrimination: societal impact of poverty and discrimination, H1366–H1370 [5MR]

Diseases and disorders: address peripheral artery disease to prevent unnecessary amputations, H7900 [6SE], H8891 [26SE]

——— disparity in prostate cancer rates among African Americans, H8251 [13SE]

District of Columbia: tribute to DC Black Pride festival, E693 [21MY]

——— tribute to Mamie Johnson Little League baseball team, E1122 [3AU]

Doby, Lawrence E.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (H.R. 1861), H5998–H6000 [10JY]

Dunbar, Paul L.: mint commemorative coins (H.R. 6214), E905 [25JN]

Durham, NC: tribute to Airolina Young Aviators Program, E326 [15MR]

Economy: impact of government policies on unequal distribution of wealth and income, H767–H774 [5FE], E144 [6FE], E151 [7FE]

——— importance of job creation, H6051 [11JY]

Emancipation National Historic Trail: designate (H.R. 4745), H65 [9JA], H6438 [17JY]

Erwin, Jacqueline R.: African-American Postal League United for Success (A-PLUS) Philadelphia, PA/South Jersey Chapter Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Heritage Award recipient, E461 [13AP]

Florida: anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation, H4271 [21MY]

Gary, IN: anniversary of First Baptist Church, E789 [7JN]

——— tribute to Gary Frontiers Service Club Inc., Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Breakfast honorees and officers, E7 [8JA]

Hampton University: anniversary, E561 [27AP]

Ibezim, Kelechi: Eagle Scout Award recipient, H1106 [13FE]

Impact Network (company): tribute to inclusion in Altice USA, Inc., Optimum TV programming, H1530 [13MR]

Iowa: anniversary of Iowa Supreme Court decision in Clark v. Board of Directors relative to racial segregation of public schools, E1172 [24AU]

Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc.: tribute to Black and Gold Scholarship Ball award recipients, E882 [21JN]

Juneteenth Independence Day: observance, H5274 [19JN], E867 [19JN]

——— observance (H. Res. 948), H5274 [19JN]

King, Martin Luther, Jr.: anniversary of assassination, H1468 [7MR], H2030 [22MR], H3134 [11AP], E366 [23MR]

——— anniversary of assassination (H. Res. 798), E391 [5AP]

Lambert, MS: tribute to Pleasant Hope Missionary Baptist Church, E1198 [4SE]

Langhorne, PA: tribute to African-American Museum of Bucks County, H790 [6FE]

Lauderdale Lakes, FL: tribute to City Commission for membership comprised solely of women of color (H. Res. 942), E841 [14JN]

Law enforcement: criminal justice reform, H5639 [25JN]

——— prohibit racial profiling (H.R. 1498), H1496 [8MR]

Little Rock, AR: anniversary of integration of Central High School, H8255 [13SE]

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance, H7 [8JA], H26 [9JA], H86 [10JA], H135 [11JA], H489 [18JA], E7 [8JA]

Medgar Evers National Monument: establish (H.R. 4895), H3949–H3951 [15MY]

Memphis, TN: anniversary of sanitation workers’ strike (H. Res. 715), H661–H664 [29JA], E126 [2FE]

——— anniversary of sanitation workers’ strike (H. Res. 720), E366 [23MR]

Minorities: improve health of minority individuals, H4144 [17MY]

NAACP: anniversary (H. Con. Res. 108), H1330 [27FE]

——— anniversary of Fairfax County, VA, branch, E750 [29MY]

——— anniversary of Houston, TX, branch, E1437 [23OC]

NASA: award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden and posthumously to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson for contributions during the ‘‘Space Race’’ (H.R. 6795), E1249 [13SE]

Nashville, TN: anniversary of desegregation of Stratford High School, E1254 [13SE]

——— anniversary of Stratford High School desegregation, E1316 [27SE]

National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders: anniversary of report identifying racism and segregation as the root cause of civil unrest, H1363–H1370 [5MR], E280, E281 [8MR], E289 [9MR]

National Civil Rights Day: observance, E578 [1MY]

National Minority Health Month: observance, H3151 [12AP]

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: observance, H7161 [25JY]

National Park Service: Historic Preservation Fund competitive grants funding to preserve sites and stories of Civil Rights Movement, H6437 [17JY], E1055 [24JY]

——— Historic Preservation Fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities grants funding, H6438–H6440 [17JY], E1055 [24JY]

National Urban League: anniversary of Madison, WI, chapter, E220 [26FE]

National Women’s History Month: observance, E338 [19MR], E356 [21MR]

New Orleans, LA: anniversary of McDonogh 35 Senior High School, E520 [24AP]

New Rochelle, NY: anniversary of Bethesda Baptist Church of New Rochelle, E1014 [16JY]

Olympic Games: anniversary of Mexico City protest, E1414 [16OC]

O’Ree, Willie: recognize anniversary as first African-American to play in NHL, E63 [18JA]

Payne, Sharon McGriff: Solano County, CA, Woman of the Year award recipient, E473 [16AP]

Phillips, Velvalea H. Rodgers: tribute (H. Res. 863), H3710 [27AP]

Racial relations: eliminate economic inequality through increased funding for housing, education, and employment programs, E281 [8MR]

Saratoga Springs, NY: observance of Solomon Northup Day, E3 [5JA]

Sisters’ Journey (organization): anniversary, E1469 [26OC]

Smithsonian Institution: U.N. International Decade for People of African Descent exhibit funding, H6446, H6447 [17JY]

Supreme Court: anniversary of decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, relative to segregated schools and ensure vigilance against resegregation of society, H3987 [16MY], E694 [21MY]

——— decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, relative to segregated schools, H3563–H3565 [25AP]

Tamina Cemetery and Community Project CDC (organization): tribute, E947 [28JN]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: impact, H3499, H3500 [24AP]

Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation: anniversary, E750 [29MY]

Troy, AL: unveiling of Tuskegee Army Air Field Hangar Historical Marker, E181 [14FE]

Truman, Harry S: anniversary of Executive order to desegregate the Armed Forces, E1060 [24JY]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration, H686 [30JA]

——— evaluation of administration relative to family values, H5635–H5642 [25JN]

——— evaluation of administration relative to impact on minority communities, H767–H774 [5FE], H1364 [5MR], E151 [7FE], E280 [8MR]

——— evaluation of administration relative to judicial nominees, H6639–H6646 [23JY]

——— evaluation of administration relative to race relations, H5366 [21JN]

——— Executive order reforming Government assistance programs, H3766–H3773 [7MY]

——— oppose Executive order reforming Government assistance programs, E490 [17AP]

Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building, New York, NY: designate (H.R. 4406), H1348, H1349 [5MR]

University of Alabama: anniversary of racial integration, E898 [22JN]

Vallejo, CA: anniversary of NAACP Vallejo branch, E1244 [13SE]

Virginia: Barbara Johns Day observance, H3563–H3565 [25AP]

Virginia State University: HBCU Digest (Internet site) Historically Black College or University of the Year award recipient, E1171 [24AU]

Voting: protect the right to vote, E1125 [7AU]

Voting Rights Act: anniversary, E1125 [7AU]

——— impact, H1369 [5MR]

Ware, Crystel: Texas Alliance of Black School Educators Educator of the Year award recipient, E401 [5AP]

Washington Area Women’s Foundation: tribute, E1461 [26OC]

Westchester County (NY) Press: anniversary, E1345 [28SE]

Wichita, KS: anniversary of Dockum Drugstore sit-in, H6577 [19JY]

Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum: anniversary, E1312 [26SE]

Women: tribute to impact and legacy of Black women in America, H1688–H1694 [19MR], E349 [20MR], E356 [21MR]

Remarks in Senate

Arkansas: tribute to Arkansas Black Hall of Fame inductees, S6791 [11OC]

Army: tribute to Women’s Army Corps 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and celebration of Black History Month (S. Res. 412), S6504 [3OC]

Ashe, Arthur: tribute (S. Res. 624), S6104 [6SE]

Baltimore, MD: anniversary of appointment of Marion Bascom and Konstantine Prevas to Baltimore City Board of Fire Commissioners, S465 [23JA]

Black History Month: observance, S1279 [28FE]

——— observance (S. Res. 413), S1189 [15FE]

Blankenstein, Eric: suitability to be Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Policy Director for Supervision, Enforcement, and Fair Lending relative to comments on race relations and hate crimes, S6410 [1OC]

Buffalo Soldiers: tribute (S. Res. 409), S1292, S1293 [28FE]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for event to celebrate the birthday of Frederick Douglass (H. Con. Res. 102), S843, S844 [8FE]

Charleston, SC: anniversary of shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, S3868 [13JN]

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 (S. 3191), S4877 [10JY]

Dept. of Agriculture: provide financial flexibility for certain land-grant African-American colleges and universities by allowing carryover of funding from year to year (S. 2384), S653 [6FE]

Dept. of Education: permanently reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (S. 3467), S6226 [18SE]

Dept. of HHS: reauthorize sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment (S. 2465), S1288 [28FE], S6880 [11OC]

Drugs: impact of ‘‘War on Drugs’’, S39–S42 [4JA]

Florida: decision to place statue of Mary McLeod Bethune in the U.S. Capitol National Statuary Hall, S1685 [13MR]

Franklin, Aretha L.: tribute (S. Res. 615), S5869 [22AU]

Helms, Jesse: views on civil rights, S2604 [10MY]

Johnson, Katherine: redesignate NASA Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, WV, in honor (S. 3389), S6310 [25SE]

Juneteenth Independence Day: designate (S. Res. 547), S3958 [14JN]

——— observance, S4032 [19JN]

Kansas City, MO: tribute to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, S5048 [18JY]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.: anniversary of Tampa, Fl, alumni chapter, S4728 [28JN]

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance, S186 [16JA], S245 [17JA]

Memphis, TN: anniversary of sanitation workers’ strike (S. Res. 404), S1155 [15FE], S1291, S1292 [28FE]

NASA: award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden and posthumously to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson for contributions during the ‘‘Space Race’’ (S. 3321), S6052 [6SE]

National Memorial for Peace and Justice: grand opening, S2451 [26AP]

National Minority Health Month: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 529), S2942 [24MY]

National Voter Registration Day: designate (S. Res. 640), S6259 [18SE]

Presidential appointments: resignation of certain officials due to alleged intolerant comments, S1267 [28FE]

Selma, AL: commemorate anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the role it played in ensuring passage of the Voting Rights Act, S2603 [10MY]

Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: designate (S. Res. 661), S6398 [28SE]

Sports: tribute to Negro leagues baseball, S5048, S5049 [18JY]

Thomas, Clarence: Supreme Court confirmation process relative to accusations of sexual harassment, S6198 [18SE], S6285 [25SE]

Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building, New York, NY: designate (H.R. 4406), S4807, S4808 [28JN]

Voting: protect the right to vote, S2857 [23MY]

Week on the Status of Black Women: observance, S1941 [22MR]

Reports filed

Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 5655) (H. Rept. 115–695), H4283 [21MY]

Dept. of the Interior Study of Suitability and Feasibility of Establishing Birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, FL, as a Unit of National Park System: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 5005) (H. Rept. 115–644), H3504 [24AP]

Medgar Evers Home National Monument Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 4895) (H. Rept. 115–632), H3146 [11AP]

National Park Service Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation Program Reauthorization: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (H.R. 1135) (S. Rept. 115–236), S2439 [25AP]

——— Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 1446) (S. Rept. 115–234), S2439 [25AP]

Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity Through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act: Committee on Education and the Workforce (House) (H.R. 4508) (H. Rept. 115–550), H1074 [8FE]

Quindaro Townsite National Commemorative Site Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 5613) (H. Rept. 115–856), H6648 [23JY]

Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act: Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate) (S. 2465), S5618 [15AU]

Thurgood Marshall’s Elementary School Study Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 1645) (S. Rept. 115–302), S4965 [16JY]

Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building, New York, NY: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 4406), S3951 [14JN]

21st Century Respect Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (H.R. 995) (S. Rept. 115–300), S4950 [12JY]

Statements

Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty: Several Religious Leaders, H1364 [5MR]

Texts of

H. Con. Res. 102, use of Capitol Emancipation Hall for event to celebrate the birthday of Frederick Douglass, H815 [6FE]

H.R. 1861, Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act, H5998 [10JY]

H.R. 2410, Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act, H1240 [26FE]

H.R. 4406, Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building, New York, NY, H1348 [5MR]

H.R. 4895, Medgar Evers Home National Monument Act, H3949 [15MY]

H.R. 5005, Dept. of the Interior study on suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, FL, as a unit of the National Park System, H4752 [5JN]

H.R. 5613, Quindaro Townsite National Commemorative Site Act, H6630 [23JY]

H.R. 5655, Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act, H4753 [5JN]

S. 2465, Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act, S6880 [11OC]

S. 3287, Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act, S5426 [26JY]

S. 3389, redesignate NASA Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, WV, in honor of Katherine Johnson, S6310 [25SE]

S. Res. 404, Memphis, TN, sanitation workers’ strike anniversary, S909 [13FE]

S. Res. 409, tribute to Buffalo Soldiers, S1168 [15FE]

S. Res. 412, tribute to Women’s Army Corps 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and celebration of Black History Month, S1169 [15FE]

S. Res. 413, Black History Month, S1169 [15FE]

S. Res. 459, Black Maternal Health Week, S2077 [11AP]

S. Res. 518, National Media Diversity Month, S2797 [21MY]

S. Res. 529, support goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month, S2940 [24MY]

S. Res. 547, Juneteenth Independence Day, S3954 [14JN]

S. Res. 559, African-American Music Appreciation Month, S4742 [28JN]

S. Res. 615, tribute to Aretha L. Franklin, S5835 [22AU]

S. Res. 624, tribute to Arthur Ashe, S6061 [6SE]

S. Res. 626, develop academic curriculum on importance, history of suppression, and current restrictive laws on voting, issue stamp recognizing efforts supporting the right to vote, and promote elections and automatic registration, S6146 [12SE]

S. Res. 626, National Voting Rights Month, S6146 [12SE]

S. Res. 640, National Voter Registration Day, S6235 [18SE]

S. Res. 661, Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month, S6389 [28SE]

Tributes

King, Martin Luther, Jr., H9–H16 [8JA], H89 [10JA]

Phillips, Velvalea H. Rodgers, S2479 [26AP], E513 [23AP]