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H.RES.49: Recognizing the significance of Black History Month.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||civil rights and liberties, minority issues|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Al Green, D-Texas|
|Total Cosponsors||46 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Feb. 4, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 4, 2013|
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Recognizes the significance of Black History Month as an important time to recognize the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history.
Encourages the continued celebration of this month to provide an opportunity for all peoples of the United States to learn more about the past and to better understand the experiences that have shaped the nation.
Recognizes that the ethnic and racial diversity of the United States enriches and strengthens the nation.
Encourages states to include in their year-round educational curriculum the history and contributions of African-Americans in the United States and around the world.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|