Washington, DC – Today, Equality PAC Co-Chairs Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA) and Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) released the following statement celebrating Black History Month.
“Every February, we take a moment to pause and recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of Black Americans as we celebrate Black History Month,” said Equality PAC Co-Chairs Chairman Mark Takano and Congressman David Cicilline. “As we take this opportunity to honor how Black Americans have shaped the history of our country, let us also remember the incredible sacrifices that so many made — often putting their lives on the line — in order to advance civil rights, the fight for justice, and equality. This month, as we celebrate together and reflect on how integral Black Americans have been to every chapter in our American story, let us recommit ourselves to continuing the fight against injustice in all forms and to achieving true and lasting equality for everyone as part of that more perfect union.”
Equality PAC is the political arm of the Congressional LGBTQ Equality Caucus and is dedicated to the full legal and societal equality for LGBTQ Americans. All funds raised into Equality PAC are spent supporting and electing openly LGBTQ individuals and strong LGBTQ allies to the United States Congress who are committed to passing the Equality Act and to ensuring full civil rights and protections for all LGBTQ Americans.
Date: February 2, 2021
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