AFRICAN AMERICANS

AFRICAN AMERICANS

Addresses

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]

Racist History of Tipping, H7121 [18JY]

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]

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]

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

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]

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: 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]

——— 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]

——— 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]

——— 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 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]

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

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

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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), E1 [3JA]

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

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]

Dept. of HHS: 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]

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]

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]

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

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]

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 (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 Elmira-Corning, NY, Branch Freedom Fund Awards, E732 [10JN]

——— 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], E284 [11MR]

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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’’ (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]

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]

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

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]