Equality PAC Celebrates Black History Month

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. 

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Date: February 2, 2021
Contact: Jeff Larivee, (202) 821-5203