AFRICAN AMERICANS

AFRICAN AMERICANS

Addresses

Commemorating the Clinton 12 Walk: Senator Alexander, S5682 [25SE]

Dr. Walter S. McAfee Post Office Building Renaming Ceremony: Marsha McAfee Bera-Morris, E1111 [9SE]

Dr. Walter S. McAfee Post Office Building Renaming Ceremony (excerpt): Leo C. McAfee, Jr., E1111 [9SE]

I Have a Dream (excerpt): Martin Luther King, Jr., E70 [22JA]

Amendments

McGee, Charles E.: authorize honorary promotion to brigadier general in the Air Force (S. 2052), S5217, S5260 [31JY]

Articles and editorials

America Is Failing Its Black Mothers, H4575 [12JN]

Celebrate Women’s Suffrage, but Don’t Whitewash the Movement’s Racism, H4053 [21MY]

Country Music Is More Diverse Than You Think—Black Stereotypes Overlook the Roles That Blacks and Women Have Played in Shaping a Uniquely American Genre, S5623 [23SE]

Racist History of Tipping, H7121 [18JY]

1619 Project, E1143–E1147 [12SE]

Bills and resolutions

African-American Music Appreciation Month: observance (see S. Res. 261), S4456 [24JN] (see S. Res. 264), S4505 [25JN] (see H. Res. 463), H5167 [25JN]

Ali, Muhammad: mint commemorative coins (see H.R. 636), H715 [17JA]

Angelou, Maya: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 3032), H4174 [28MY]

Black History Month: observance (see S. Res. 84), S1540 [27FE] (see H. Res. 96), H1349 [4FE] (see H. Res. 128), H1583 [13FE] (see H. Res. 155), H2271 [27FE]

Black Maternal Health Week: observance (see S. Res. 154), S2387 [10AP] (see H. Res. 317), H3264 [12AP]

Booker, Simeon: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 1355), H2101 [25FE]

Buffalo Soldiers: issue commemorative postage stamp (see H. Con. Res. 12), H1349 [4FE]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S. (see H. Con. Res. 53), H5774 [12JY] (see H. Con. Res. 57), H7496 [9AU]

CDC: anniversary of Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program (see H. Res. 570), H7865 [20SE]

Chisholm, Shirley: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 1968), H2916 [28MR]

Civil rights: restore right to individual civil actions in cases involving disparate impact (see H.R. 2574), H3500 [8MY]

Civil War—U.S.: prohibit use of Federal funds for Confederate symbols and redesignate military installations named in honor of Confederate military leaders (see H.R. 4179), H7496 [9AU]

Clotilda (vessel): discovery of wreckage of slave ship (see S. Res. 315), S5539 [17SE]

Coins: mint coins in commemoration of Negro Leagues baseball establishment anniversary (see S. 2321), S5195 [30JY] (see H.R. 4104), H7480 [30JY]

Colleges and universities: enhance Federal science agencies’ efforts relative to the quality of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and research capacity at minority-serving institutions (see H.R. 4372), H7772 [18SE]

Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys: establish (see S. 2163), S4947 [18JY] (see H.R. 1636), H2584 [7MR]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (see S. 1083), S2328 [9AP] (see H.R. 40), H202 [3JA]

Committee on the Library (Joint): obtain a statue of Harriet Tubman to display in the U.S. Capitol National Statuary Hall (see H.R. 3602), H5265 [28JN]

——— obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm for placement in the U.S. Capitol (see S. 728), S1734 [7MR] (see H.R. 1596), H2582 [7MR]

Crime: elevate communities that face systemic barriers in the effort to end sexual violence and support all survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (see S. Res. 281), S5013 [23JY] (see H. Res. 514), H7241 [23JY]

——— specify lynching as a hate crime (see S. 488), S1382 [14FE] (see H.R. 35), H202 [3JA] (see H.R. 3536), H5255 [27JN]

Cummings, Elijah E.: tribute (see H. Res. 635), H8227 [17OC]

Dept. of Commerce: establish a digital network technology program to awards grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts to historically Black colleges and universities and other eligible institutions (see H.R. 1586), H2581 [7MR]

Dept. of Defense: expand research capability of historically Black colleges and universities and other minority institutions (see H.R. 3175), H4388 [10JN]

Dept. of Education: establish Honorable Augustus F. Hawkins Centers of Excellence to increase recruitment of diverse teachers and improve teacher training and retention programs (see H.R. 4288), H7664 [11SE]

——— 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. 1685), H2679 [12MR]

——— improve financial aid process for students and provide continued support for minority-serving institutions (see S. 2557), S5747 [26SE]

——— include racial subgroups in Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data (see H.R. 3901), H7240 [23JY]

——— make grants to institutions of higher education to pay costs of obtaining a U.S. passport for underserved students to participate in study abroad programs (see H.R. 3503), H5200 [26JN]

——— 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. 2250), S5062 [24JY] (see H.R. 3933), H7376 [24JY] (see H.R. 4212), H7525 [27AU]

——— reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (see S. 1279), S2612 [2MY] (see H.R. 2486), H3439 [2MY]

——— strengthen prevention and response measures for hate crimes on college campuses (see H.R. 761), H1210 [24JA]

Dept. of HHS: authorize assistance for increasing workforce diversity in professions of physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, and speech-language pathology (see H.R. 3637), H5302 [9JY]

——— authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes within minority communities (see H.R. 4550), H8080 [27SE]

——— call for sickle cell trait research, surveillance, and public education and awareness (see H. Res. 606), H8081 [27SE]

——— 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. 1600), S3059 [22MY] (see H.R. 2902), H4117 [22MY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: strengthen partnerships with historically Black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions (see H.R. 1494), H2365 [5MR]

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. 4252), H7558 [9SE]

Dept. of the Interior: conduct a special resource study of Fort Pillow Historic State Park in Henning, TN (see H.R. 1130), H1492 [8FE]

——— conduct special resource study of sites associated with life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald, with a special focus on the Rosenwald Schools (see S. 1863), S3476 [13JN] (see H.R. 3250), H4693 [13JN]

——— designate Quindaro Townsite in Kansas City, KS, as a National Historic Landmark (see H.R. 1340), H2100 [25FE]

Dept. of the Treasury: establish Office of Black and Community Banks and codify Minority Bank Deposit Program (see H.R. 41), H202 [3JA]

——— redesign Federal reserve notes to include a likeness of Harriet Tubman (see S. 872), S1987 [26MR] (see H.R. 1083), H1461 [7FE]

——— require $20 notes to include a likeness of Harriet Tubman (see H.R. 3082), H4312 [4JN]

Dept of Agriculture: amend regulations for racial appropriateness (see H.R. 381), H357 [9JA]

Drugs: 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 S. 597), S1593 [28FE]

Dunbar, Paul L.: mint commemorative coins (see H.R. 4332), H7711 [13SE]

Education: increase diversity and inclusion in tech sector and minority access to opportunity in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education (see H. Res. 169), H2322 [4MR]

Emancipation National Historic Trail: designate (see S. 2646), S5896 [17OC] (see H.R. 434), H461 [10JA]

Federal agencies and departments: address environmental justice through agency actions and permitting decisions and strengthen legal protections against environmental injustice for low-income and minority communities (see S. 2236), S5012 [23JY] (see H.R. 3923), H7241 [23JY]

——— enforce Civil Rights Act sections that prohibit racial discrimination in education and other aspects of public life and restore private right of action in cases involving disparate impact (see H. Res. 66), H997 [22JA]

——— engage and invest in historically Black colleges and universities, support and expand their participation in Federal programs, and track progress toward achieving goals (see S. 461), S1276 [12FE] (see H.R. 1054), H1459 [7FE]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: extend (see H.R. 3988), H7463 [25JY]

Franklin, Aretha L.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see S. 409), S1133 [7FE] (see H.R. 1003), H1390 [6FE]

FTC: establish Office of Fair Lending Testing to test for compliance with laws prohibiting credit discrimination, strengthen such laws, and provide criminal penalties for violations of such laws (see H.R. 166), H207 [3JA]

GAO: study barriers to participation in federally funded cancer clinical trials by populations that have been traditionally underrepresented in such trials (see S. 946), S2088 [28MR] (see H.R. 1966), H2915 [28MR]

Garvey, Marcus M.: pardon (see H. Res. 197), H2614 [8MR]

GSA: amend regulations for racial appropriateness (see H.R. 381), H357 [9JA]

Housing: recognize contributions and importance of representation of women and minorities in housing, encourage increased participation, and countermand historic segregation perpetrated against women and minorities (see H. Res. 397), H4119 [22MY]

International Decade for People of African Descent: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 133), H2032 [14FE]

Jubilee Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 297), H3217 [9AP]

Juneteenth Independence Day: designate (see S. Res. 253), S3844 [19JN] (see H. Res. 448), H4918 [19JN]

——— observance (see H. Res. 450), H4918 [19JN]

Keith, Damon J.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see S. 2643), S5896 [17OC]

——— tribute (see S. Res. 199), S2771 [9MY]

Law enforcement: eliminate racial, religious, or other discriminatory profiling (see S. 2355), S5247 [31JY]

——— prohibit racial profiling (see H.R. 4339), H7714 [16SE]

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance (see H. Res. 71), H1171 [23JA]

Mary Church Terrell Day: designate (see H. Res. 583), H7902 [24SE]

McGee, Charles E.: authorize honorary promotion to brigadier general in the Air Force (see S. 2052), S4677 [28JN]

Medal of Honor: tribute to African American recipients (see H. Res. 96), H1349 [4FE]

Medgar Evers National Monument: establish (see S. 70), S103 [9JA] (see H.R. 356), H356 [9JA]

Medicaid: provide incentives for education on the risk of renal medullary carcinoma in individuals with sickle cell disease (see H.R. 148), H206 [3JA]

——— 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 S. 916), S2043 [27MR] (see H.R. 1897), H2883 [27MR]

Mental health: acknowledge racial disparities in diagnosing and treating mental health among youth in communities of color (see H. Res. 480), H5303 [9JY]

NAACP: anniversary (see H. Res. 154), H2271 [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. 590), S1540 [27FE] (see H.R. 1396), H2270 [27FE]

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 111), H1462 [7FE]

National Minority Health Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 190), S2646 [6MY] (see H. Res. 316), H3264 [12AP]

National Park Service: change U.S. Code references from U.S. Civil Rights Network to African American Civil Rights Network (see H.R. 254), H228 [4JA]

——— establish African American Burial Grounds Network (see H.R. 1179), H1581 [13FE]

——— reauthorize Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program (see S. 280), S769 [30JA] (see H.R. 870), H1332 [30JA]

National security: improve diversity and inclusion in the workforce of national security agencies (see S. 497), S1382 [14FE] (see H.R. 2979), H4162 [23MY]

National Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 437), H4432 [11JN]

National Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day: designate (see H. Res. 166), H2315 [28FE]

National Voter Registration Day: designate (see H. Res. 571), H7865 [20SE]

——— observance (see S. Res. 353), S5749 [26SE]

National Voting Rights Month: designate (see S. Res. 309), S5474 [12SE] (see H. Res. 556), H7705 [12SE]

Navy: call for exoneration of African American sailors convicted of mutiny in connection with their service at Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Concord, CA, during World War II (see H. Res. 126), H1583 [13FE]

——— recognize victims, commemorate anniversary of explosion, and call for exoneration of African-American sailors convicted of mutiny in connection with their service at Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Concord, CA, during World War II (see H. Con. Res. 49), H4432 [11JN]

New York, NY: establish African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center (see S. 522), S1383 [14FE] (see H.R. 1278), H2032 [14FE]

——— recognize contributions of Harlem to American history and culture (see H. Res. 128), H1583 [13FE]

News media: reaffirm commitment to diversity as a core tenet of public interest standard in media policy and support efforts to eliminate barriers to media diversity (see S. Res. 306), S5407 [10SE] (see H. Res. 549), H7596 [10SE]

NSF: award grants to institutions of higher education to research or develop makerspaces and prioritize community college, historically Black college and university, and minority-serving institution applicants (see H.R. 2518), H3447 [3MY]

O’Ree, Willie: award Congressional Gold Medal (see S. 2001), S4627 [27JN] (see H.R. 2504), H3440 [2MY]

Outdoor Afro (organization): anniversary (see H. Res. 371), H3680 [9MY]

Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 550), H7597 [10SE]

Phillips County, AR: commemorate anniversary of Elaine massacre, honor lives and express sympathy to families of African Americans killed during racial violence, and recognize role of Supreme Court decision on due process (see H. Res. 150), H2234 [26FE]

Rustin, Bayard: issue a commemorative forever stamp (see H.R. 1537), H2367 [5MR]

SBA: establish a pilot program to grant awards to historically Black colleges and universities to establish entrepreneurship curriculum and placement of a Small Business Development Center on campuses (see H.R. 2981), H4162 [23MY]

——— report on assistance provided to historically Black colleges or universities (see S. 2126), S4856 [16JY]

Scipio A. Jones Post Office, Little Rock, AR: permit display of a portrait of Scipio A. Jones (see H.R. 3317), H4770 [18JN]

Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 373), S5966 [22OC]

Sports: mint coins in commemoration of anniversary of integration of baseball (see S. 1954), S4504 [25JN] (see H.R. 3483), H5166 [25JN]

——— support athletes’ right to freedom of speech, combat and condemn racism in sports, and call on public officials to encourage diversity in sports and highlight role models for minority communities (see H. Res. 283), H2986 [2AP]

Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument: establish (see S. 298), S800 [31JA] (see H.R. 139), H206 [3JA]

Supreme Court: anniversary of decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, relative to segregated schools (see S. Res. 201), S2787 [13MY] (see H. Res. 382), H3790 [14MY]

Truth, Sojourner: tribute (see H. Res. 265), H2917 [28MR]

U.S. Commission on Hate Crimes: establish (see H.R. 4118), H7480 [30JY]

United Negro College Fund, Inc.: anniversary (see S. Res. 106), S1793 [12MR] (see H. Res. 186), H2584 [7MR]

Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 488), H5775 [12JY]

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. 13), H1349 [4FE]

Voting: 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. 309), S5474 [12SE] (see H. Res. 556), H7705 [12SE]

Women: recognize disparity in wages paid to Black women and reaffirm support for ensuring equal pay and closing the gender wage gap (see H. Con. Res. 59), H7520 [23AU]

World War II: award a Congressional Gold Medal to members of Women’s Army Corps assigned to the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the ‘‘Six Triple Eight’’ (see S. 633), S1594 [28FE] (see H.R. 3138), H4342 [5JN]

Court decisions

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS (excerpt), S2804 [14MY]

Essays

State of the Union: Joseph Brody, S739 [29JA]

Factsheets

12 Key Federal Policies That Have Contributed to the U.S. Racial Wealth and Income Gap: Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice (organization), H7555 [9SE]

Letters

Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act: Alison A. Bell, Heritage Society, H7359 [24JY]

——— Anelle Williams, Houston, TX, Association of Black Psychologists, H7356 [24JY]

——— Cathyrine Stewart, Kohrville, TX, Community Association, H7355 [24JY]

——— Dorris Ellis Robinson, Freedmen’s Town Preservation Coalition, H7355 [24JY]

——— Eileen Lawal, Freedmen’s Town Advisory Committee, H7356 [24JY]

——— Eileen Lawal, Houston, TX, Freedmen’s Town Conservancy, H7357 [24JY]

——— Jacqueline Bostic, Houston, TX, Fourth Ward Redevelopment Authority, H7360 [24JY]

——— Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University, H7355 [24JY]

——— Nancy G. Kinder, Kinder Foundation, H7359 [24JY]

——— Naomi Mitchell Carrier, Texas Center for African American Living History, H7360 [24JY]

——— Pam Bowman, National Trust for Historic Preservation, H7361 [24JY]

——— Ramon Manning, Emancipation Park Conservancy, H7356, H7360, H7361 [24JY]

——— Rhea Brown Lawson, Houston, TX, Public Library, H7354 [24JY]

——— Rodney Ellis, Harris County, TX, Precinct One Commissioner, H7354 [24JY]

——— Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, TX, H7359 [24JY]

——— Tanya Debose, Independence Heights Redevelopment Council, Inc., H7356 [24JY]

——— Theophilus Herrington, Rutherford B.H. Yates Museum, Inc., H7359 [24JY]

Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act: Antonio R. Flores, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, S5733 [26SE]

——— Carrie L. Billy and David E. Yarlott, Jr., American Indian Higher Education Consortium, S5732 [26SE]

——— Glenda Glover, Tennessee State University, S5732 [26SE]

——— Hakim J. Lucas, Virginia Union University, S5878 [17OC]

——— Harry L. Williams, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Inc., S5732 [26SE]

——— Javaune Adams-Gaston, Norfolk State University, S5878 [17OC]

——— Lezli Baskerville, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, S5731 [26SE]

——— Michael L. Lomax, United Negro College Fund, Inc., S5731 [26SE]

——— Ted Mitchell, American Council on Education, H7735 [17SE]

——— William R. Harvey, Hampton University, S5878 [17OC]

Letter from Birmingham, AL, City Jail: Martin Luther King, Jr., S2309–S2313 [9AP]

Lists

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, E770 [13JN]

Notices

Estimated budget effects of H.R. 1396, Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act, H7832 [19SE]

Estimated budget effects of H.R. 2486, Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act, H7751 [17SE]

Proclamations

Black Fine Art Month: Representative Robin L. Kelly, E1245 [4OC]

Black Women’s Wellness Day: Representative Pocan, E1101 [6SE]

Remarks in House

African American Firefighters Historical Society: anniversary, E110 [30JA]

Alexandria, VA: anniversary of civil rights demonstration at Kate Waller Barret Branch of Alexandria Library, E696 [3JN]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.: anniversary, H553 [15JA]

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.: anniversary, E1000 [25JY]

——— anniversary of Beta Lambda Chapter, E181 [14FE]

Ansonia, CT: anniversary of Macedonia Baptist Church, E608 [16MY]

Auburn, NY: tribute to New York State Equal Rights Center Harriet Tubman Day, E265 [7MR]

Bainbridge, GA: anniversary of Nelson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, E608 [16MY]

Baytown, TX: call for investigation into shooting death of Pamela S. Turner, H3848 [16MY]

Beautiful Luxe School of Cosmetology: opening, E1251 [4OC]

Black History Month: observance, H1397, H1399 [7FE], H1513–H1515 [11FE], H1527, H1531, H1532 [13FE], H2000, H2004 [14FE], H2088 [25FE], H2220 [26FE], H2275, H2276, H2295 [28FE], H2508 [7MR], E101 [29JA], E107, E108, E109, E110, E112, E113, E114, E115, E116 [30JA], E131 [5FE], E229 [28FE], E249 [5MR], E302, E303, E305 [13MR]

——— observance (H. Res. 155), H2266–H2269 [27FE]

Black Maternal Health Week: observance, H3929 [17MY]

——— observance (H. Res. 317), H3551 [9MY]

Black Student Fund (organization): tribute, H8306 [22OC]

Buffalo, NY: anniversary of American Legion Jesse Clipper Post 430, E1140 [12SE]

Calice, Skyy: Aurora, IL, African-American Heritage Advisory Board African-American Leader of the Year award recipient, E228 [28FE]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S. (H. Con. Res. 53), H7443 [25JY]

Chester, CT: Constance Baker Motley estate listing as heritage site on Connecticut Freedom Trail, E1260 [8OC]

Chesterfield County, VA: George Washington Carver High School recipient of Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources historical highway marker at former school site, E1149 [13SE]

Civil rights: anniversary of voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, AL, E273 [8MR]

——— recognize severity of gender wage gap for girls and women of color, H2864, H2865 [27MR]

Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys: establish (H.R. 1636), H3913 [16MY]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (H.R. 40), H7553, H7554, H7556 [9SE], E1 [3JA], E1121 [10SE]

Conton, Andrew: 100 Black Men of America, Inc., Central Illinois chapter Mentee of the Year award recipient, E1140 [12SE]

Crime: decline in U.S. murder rate, H8189, H8190 [16OC]

——— specify lynching as a hate crime (H.R. 35), H8372 [22OC]

Cummings, Elijah E.: tribute (H. Res. 635), H8225 [17OC]

Dept. of Agriculture: National Institute of Food and Agriculture agricultural research and extension funding for historically Black land-grant colleges and universities, H4957 [20JN]

——— proposed changes to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program eligibility requirements, H7892–H7898 [24SE], E1205, E1206 [25SE]

Dept. of Defense: historically Black colleges and universities funding, H4714 [18JN]

Dept. of Education: make grants to institutions of higher education to pay costs of obtaining a U.S. passport for underserved students to participate in study abroad programs (H.R. 3503), E850 [26JN]

——— reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (H.R. 2486), H7734–H7737 [17SE], E1178 [19SE]

Dept. of HHS: call for sickle cell trait research, surveillance, and public education and awareness (H. Res. 606), H8060 [27SE]

——— Health Resources and Services Administration State Maternal Health Innovation Program funding, H4575–H4577 [12JN]

——— proposed rule prohibiting family planning clinics from receiving Title X funding if they provide abortion services or refer patients for abortions, E576 [10MY]

Dept. of Labor: include information on women and girls of color during research on gender pay gap, H2865, H2867, H2868 [27MR]

Dept. of the Interior: designate Quindaro Townsite in Kansas City, KS, as a National Historic Landmark (H.R. 1340), H2295 [28FE]

Dept. of the Treasury: require $20 notes to include a likeness of Harriet Tubman (H.R. 3082), H5205 [27JN]

District of Columbia: tribute to Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League DC Grays (baseball team), E958 [23JY]

——— tribute to DC Black Pride festival, E558 [8MY]

——— tribute to El Corols Band and Show reunion, E467 [15AP]

——— tribute to Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, E892 [10JY]

Dunbar, Paul L.: mint commemorative coins (H.R. 4332), E1149 [13SE]

Economy: impact of unequal distribution of wealth and income on African Americans, H7252 [24JY]

EEOC: prohibit collection of pay information and other employment-related data disaggregated by sex, race, and ethnic identity of employees, H2863, H2864 [27MR]

El Paso, TX: tribute to Return to Our El Paso Roots Reunion, E1235 [1OC]

Elgin, IL: tribute to Second Baptist Church of Elgin, E189 [19FE]

Emancipation National Historic Trail: designate (H.R. 434), H5062, H5063 [24JN], H7353–H7361 [24JY]

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site: dedication of U.S. Army Buffalo Soldiers Memorial, H7779 [19SE]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: funding, H4958 [20JN], H7552 [9SE]

Frisco, TX: anniversary of Hamilton Chapel Baptist Church, E1067 [20AU]

FTC: establish Office of Fair Lending Testing to test for compliance with laws prohibiting credit discrimination, strengthen such laws, and provide criminal penalties for violations of such laws (H.R. 166), H3400 [1MY]

Garland, TX: tribute to Carver Senior Center, E889 [10JY]

Gary Frontiers Service Club, Inc.: tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Breakfast honorees and officers, E13 [8JA]

Guilford County, NC: anniversary of North Carolina Underground Railroad, E130 [5FE]

Gullah Society: tribute to ancestral reburial ceremony of slave remains in Charleston, SC, E530 [2MY]

Hampton, Sybil Jordan: University of Chicago Diversity Leadership Council Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, H1529 [13FE]

Hayes, Roland: Purple Heart recipient, E1035 [6AU]

Health: impact of obesity on minorities, E616 [16MY]

History: commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., H7549 [9SE]

——— commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., recognize cultural contributions of African Americans, and address continuing economic and racial disparities, H7551–H7556 [9SE], E1121 [10SE]

Housing: address affordable housing crisis, homelessness, and wealth inequality, H7670 [12SE]

——— recognize contributions and importance of representation of women and minorities in housing, encourage increased participation, and countermand historic segregation perpetrated against women and minorities (H. Res. 397), H4075 [22MY]

Hughes, Cathy: National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame inductee, E692 [3JN]

Johnson, Willis: Texas Radio Hall of Fame inductee, E922 [15JY]

Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc.: tribute to Black and Gold Scholarship Ball award recipients, E770 [13JN]

Jubilee Day: support goals and ideals (H. Res. 297), E433 [9AP]

Juneteenth Independence Day: observance, H4775 [19JN], H4999 [20JN], E769 [13JN], E781 [18JN], E799 [19JN]

King, Martin Luther, Jr.: anniversary of assassination, E403 [4AP]

Marshall, MO: tribute to Free Will Baptist Church of Pennytown, E1016 [30JY]

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance, H535 [14JA], H553 [15JA], H667 [16JA], E61 [17JA], E69 [22JA]

Medgar Evers National Monument: establish (H.R. 356), H301 [9JA]

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 (H.R. 1897), H3551, H3669, H3670 [9MY]

Milwaukee, WI: anniversary of Milwaukee Urban League, E293 [12MR]

Minimum wage: impact of increase on poverty and racial wage gap, H5817–H5823 [15JY]

Minorities: improve health of minority individuals, H2508 [7MR], E249 [5MR]

Mount Aloysius College: tribute to events to honor life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., H1176 [24JA]

NAACP: anniversary (H. Res. 154), H2266–H2269 [27FE]

——— anniversary of Clarksville, TN, chapter, E1299 [17OC]

——— anniversary of Elmira-Corning, NY, Branch Freedom Fund Awards, E732 [10JN]

——— anniversary of Pasadena, CA, branch, E1076 [27AU]

——— passage of resolution calling for impeachment of President Trump, H7247 [24JY]

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. 1396), H2975 [2AP], H7812–H7814 [19SE], E284 [11MR], E1192 [20SE]

National Minority Health Month: observance, H3349 [1MY]

National security: improve diversity and inclusion in the workforce of national security agencies, H7435 [25JY]

National Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day: designate (H. Res. 166), H2512 [7MR]

Navy: recognize victims, commemorate anniversary of explosion, and call for exoneration of African-American sailors convicted of mutiny in connection with their service at Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Concord, CA, during World War II, H5926 [17JY], E904 [11JY]

New Haven, CT: anniversary of Knickerbocker Golf Club, E731 [10JN]

New York, NY: renaming of section of West 136th Street as Madam C.J. Walker Way, E928 [16JY]

Newark, NJ: tribute to Frederick Douglass legacy, E477 [18AP]

Portsmouth, VA: anniversary of Truxtun community, E613 [16MY]

Providence, RI: anniversary of Congdon Street Baptist Church, E1174 [18SE]

Racial relations: impact of U.S. political party system relative to treatment of minorities, H5032 [21JN]

Richmond, VA: African-American Bateaumen of the James River historical highway marker designation by Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources, E1267 [11OC]

——— tribute to Ezibu Muntu African Dance Co., ‘‘Remember Them’’ program to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., E1246 [4OC]

Rosewood, FL: honor memory of massacre of African-American community, H7451 [25JY]

Rustin, Bayard: issue a commemorative forever stamp (H.R. 1537), E242 [5MR]

Saline County, MO: anniversary of Pennytown, MO, E1016 [30JY]

San Angelo, TX: tribute to NAACP Texas State Conference Convention, E1223 [27SE]

Selma, AL: commemorate anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the role it played in ensuring passage of the Voting Rights Act, H2380 [6MR], E273 [8MR]

St. Paul, MN: anniversary of St. Paul Sterling Club, E946 [18JY]

Sugar Land, TX: discovery of gravesite of African-American victims of convict-leasing system, H2267 [27FE]

Thursday Luncheon Group (organization): anniversary, E801 [19JN]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration, H2711–H2714 [13MR]

——— evaluation of administration relative to race relations, H2108 [26FE], H7554 [9SE], H8302, H8382–H8384 [22OC]

U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: clarify that Paris Agreement seeks to address issues of environmental justice and disparate impact climate change has on vulnerable communities and people of color, H3382 [1MY]

United Negro College Fund, Inc.: anniversary, E268 [7MR], E286 [11MR]

Virginia Beach, VA: tribute to Portraits From a Place of Grace art installation, E313 [14MR]

Wilkesboro, NC: Lincoln Heights School named to National Register of Historic Places, H2926 [1AP]

Winston-Salem State University: inclusion in Money (publication) best public historically Black universities and colleges for value list, H7549 [9SE]

Women: improve maternal outcomes for African-American women and reduce racial disparities in infant mortality, H3668–H3671 [9MY]

World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to Montford Point Marines, H4338 [5JN], E1036 [6AU]

——— tribute to African-American veterans, E736 [10JN]

——— tribute to 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion and the service of African Americans, H4072 [22MY]

——— tribute to Tuskegee Airmen, E1064 [20AU]

Remarks in Senate

Black History Month: observance, S1297 [13FE], S1415 [25FE]

——— observance (S. Res. 84), S1546 [27FE]

Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument: establish as a unit of the National Park System, S817 [4FE], S1104 [7FE]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S. (H. Con. Res. 53), S5217 [31JY]

——— authorize use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S. (H. Con. Res. 57), S5364 [9SE]

Clinton, TN: anniversary of integration of Clinton High School, S5681 [25SE]

Coins: mint coins in commemoration of Negro Leagues baseball establishment anniversary (S. 2321), S5225 [31JY]

Crime: specify lynching as a hate crime (S. 488), S1345–S1347 [14FE]

Dept. of Education: permanently reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, S5422 [11SE]

——— reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (H.R. 2486), S5594, S5609 [19SE], S5619 [23SE], S5686 [25SE], S5720–S5722, S5731–S5733 [26SE]

——— reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (H.R. 2486), unanimous-consent request, S5593, S5594 [19SE], S5718, S5719 [26SE]

——— reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (S. 1279), S5421 [11SE], S5878, S5879 [17OC]

Dept. of HHS: proposed rule prohibiting family planning clinics from receiving Title X funding if they provide abortion services or refer patients for abortions, S2804 [14MY]

Dept. of Justice: assessment of mission to provide fair and impartial administration of justice for all citizens, S1305–S1307 [13FE]

Dept. of the Treasury: request Inspector General to investigate decision to delay redesign of $20 notes to include a likeness of Harriet Tubman, S4134 [20JN]

Eatonville, FL: anniversary, S5308 [1AU]

Expertise Cosmetology Institute: tribute, S5442 [11SE]

Federal agencies and departments: engage and invest in historically Black colleges and universities, support and expand their participation in Federal programs, and track progress toward achieving goals (S. 461), S1281 [12FE]

Gullah Society: tribute to ancestral reburial ceremony of slave remains in Charleston, SC, S2604 [2MY]

History: commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., S5373 [10SE]

Johnson, Katherine: redesignate NASA Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, WV, in honor, S2025 [27MR]

Juneteenth Independence Day: designate (S. Res. 253), S3836 [19JN]

——— observance, S3826 [19JN]

Keith, Damon J.: tribute (S. Res. 199), S2774 [9MY]

King, Martin Luther, Jr.: importance of letter from Birmingham, AL, City Jail on justice and social change, S2308, S2309, S2313 [9AP]

McGee, Charles E.: authorize honorary promotion to brigadier general in the Air Force (S. 2052), S5217 [31JY]

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 (S. 916), S2074 [28MR], S2714 [8MY]

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. 1396), S5904 [17OC]

——— 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. 590), S2061 [27MR]

National Minority Health Month: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 190), S2656 [6MY]

National Urban League: anniversary of Milwaukee, WI, chapter, S3157 [3JN]

National Voter Registration Day: observance (S. Res. 353), S5760 [26SE]

Providence, RI: anniversary of Congdon Street Baptist Church, S5571, S5572 [18SE]

Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 373), S6047 [22OC]

Supreme Court: anniversary of decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, relative to segregated schools, S2803 [14MY], S2847, S2873 [15MY], S2897 [16MY]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration, S4800 [11JY]

Tulsa, OK: anniversary of Tulsa Race Riot, S3024–S3026 [22MY]

United Negro College Fund, Inc.: anniversary (S. Res. 106), S1799 [12MR]

Vitter, Wendy: suitability to be district judge relative to views on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, and Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decisions, S2838 [14MY], S2851 [15MY]

WVON–Radio (Chicago, IL): tribute, S1891 [14MR]

Reports filed

Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 434) (H. Rept. 116–135), H5255 [27JN]

Tables

Estimated pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 2486, Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act, H7751 [17SE]

Texts of

H. Con. Res. 53, use of Capitol Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., H7443 [25JY]

H. Con. Res. 57, use of Capitol Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., H7503 [16AU]

H. Res. 635, tribute to Elijah E. Cummings, H8225 [17OC]

H.R. 434, Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act, H7353 [24JY]

H.R. 1396, Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act, H7812 [19SE]

H.R. 2486, Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act, H7734 [17SE]

S. 461, HBCU Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era of Results for Students (HBCU PARTNERS) Act, S1278, S1281 [12FE]

S. 488, Justice for Victims of Lynching Act, S1347, S1385 [14FE]

S. 590, Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act, S2061 [27MR]

S. 916, Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA’s) Act, S2050–S2054 [27MR]

S. 1863, Julius Rosenwald and Rosenwald Schools Study Act, S3482 [13JN]

S. 2052, honorary promotion of Charles E. McGee to brigadier general in the Air Force, S5217 [31JY]

S. Res. 84, Black History Month, S1545 [27FE]

S. Res. 106, United Negro College Fund, Inc., anniversary, S1798 [12MR]

S. Res. 154, Black Maternal Health Week, S2390 [10AP]

S. Res. 190, support goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month, S2649 [6MY]

S. Res. 199, tribute to Damon J. Keith, S2773 [9MY]

S. Res. 201, Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, relative to segregated schools anniversary, S2791 [13MY]

S. Res. 253, Juneteenth Independence Day, S3850 [19JN]

S. Res. 261, African-American Music Appreciation Month, S4460 [24JN]

S. Res. 264, African-American Music Appreciation Month, S4510 [25JN]

S. Res. 281, elevate communities that face systemic barriers in the effort to end sexual violence and support all survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, S5016 [23JY]

S. Res. 306, reaffirm commitment to diversity as a core tenet of public interest standard in media policy and support efforts to eliminate barriers to media diversity, S5410 [10SE]

S. Res. 309, develop academic curriculum on voting importance, history of suppression, and current restrictive laws, issue stamp recognizing efforts supporting the right to vote, and promote elections and automatic registration, S5476 [12SE]

S. Res. 309, National Voting Rights Month, S5476 [12SE]

S. Res. 315, Clotilda (vessel) slave ship wreckage discovery, S5542 [17SE]

S. Res. 353, National Voter Registration Day, S5756 [26SE]

S. Res. 373, support goals and ideals of Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month, S5977 [22OC]

Tributes

Cummings, Elijah E., H8222–H8224 [17OC], H8282, H8283, H8285–H8295 [21OC], H8301, H8373 [22OC], E1319 [21OC]