AFRICAN AMERICANS

AFRICAN AMERICANS

Addresses

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

Bills and resolutions

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

Black History Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 96), H1349 [4FE]

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

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

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

Crime: specify lynching as a hate crime (see H.R. 35), H202 [3JA]

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

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

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 H.R. 1083), H1461 [7FE]

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

Emancipation National Historic Trail: designate (see H.R. 434), H461 [10JA]

Federal agencies and departments: 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]

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]

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

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

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]

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

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]

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

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

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]

Essays

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

Remarks in House

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

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

Black History Month: observance, H1397, H1399 [7FE], H1513–H1515 [11FE], E101 [29JA], E107, E108, E109, E110, E112, E113, E114, E115, E116 [30JA], E131 [5FE]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (H.R. 40), E1 [3JA]

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]

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]

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

Remarks in Senate

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

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]

Texts of

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