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House Proceeding on Feb 5th, 2007 :: 0:06:39 to 0:08:49
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Nick Lampson

0:06:31 to 0:06:39( Edit History Discussion )

Nick Lampson: the bill. the clerk: h.r. 433. a bill to designate the facility of the united states postal service located at 1700 main street in little rock, arkansas, as the scipio a. jones post office building.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:06:39 to 0:06:48( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman from connecticut, mr. shays l. each control 20 minutes. the share recognizes the

Stephen F. Lynch

0:06:39 to 0:08:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

0:06:48 to 0:07:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore:

Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:02 to 0:07:15( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: without objection. mr. lynch: thank you you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i am pleased to join my colleagues in the consideration of h.r. 433, legislation naming a postal facility in little rock, arkansas,

Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:15 to 0:07:27( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: after scipio a. jones. mr. jones was a african-american lawyer, judge, professor, and humanitarian. born in 1863 as a slave he is most noted for his work to appeal the conviction and death

Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:27 to 0:07:42( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: sentence of 12 black sharecroppers for their involvement in the elaine race riot. the elaine race riot is one of the bloodiest racial conflicts in american history. mr. jones' work brought

Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:42 to 0:07:55( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the case to the united states supreme court and as a result found mob-driven trials violated the due process clause of the 14th amendment. mr. jones also made history when he personally purchased

Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:55 to 0:08:09( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: $50,000 worth of liberty bonds which helped support the allied war efforts in the first world war. soon thereafter president woodrow wilson appointed him to the liberty bond national advisory

Stephen F. Lynch

0:08:09 to 0:08:23( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: board. later in his life, he continued to advocate against racial discrimination. he fought for black voting rights. and worked with thurgood marshall in a case ensuring pair pay for african-american

Stephen F. Lynch

0:08:23 to 0:08:35( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: teachers. his contribution impacted society's treatment toward blacks in a powerful way and for this we all should be proud and remember him dearly. i urge the -- mr. speaker, i urge the swift

Stephen F. Lynch

0:08:35 to 0:08:49( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: passage of this bill. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from connecticut. mr. shays: thank you you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time

Christopher Shays

0:08:49 to 0:09:00( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Shays: as i may consume. mr. speaker, february 1 marks the beginning of black history month. it is when we take time to honor the struggles and commitments of african-americans and try to understand their

Christopher Shays

0:08:49 to 0:12:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Shays

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