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House Proceeding 02-24-09 on Feb 24th, 2009 :: 0:57:05 to 0:58:20
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James Jordan

0:57:01 to 0:57:22( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: passage of house resolution and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from ohio. mr. jordan: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself suctime as i may consume. i'm honored to speak today in support of house resolution 83, which has been sponsored by our distinguished colleagufrom texas, mr. al green, to recognize blac history month. each february, during black history month, we express our

James Jordan

0:57:05 to 0:58:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Jordan

James Jordan

0:57:23 to 0:57:43( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: appreciation for the determination and perseverance of the african-american community as well as rember the struggles they have endured. this resolution is a fitting tribute as weust last month celebrated both the life of reverend martin luther king jr. and the historic inauguration of the first african-american president of the united states. this resolution seeks to do sefrling things. first it memorializes the great

James Jordan

0:57:44 to 0:58:05( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: cost african-americans have made for injustices of the p the civil rights movement and events that led up to it are a pivotal point in our history. martin luther king jr. led the charge to right the wrongs of scridges and strove to create a nation where all men and women are equal. th honor the many contributions african-americans have made to all facets of our lives.

James Jordan

0:58:06 to 0:58:21( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: we recognize scientists such as george washington carver who have changed our lives and activist who is helped change our nation and the artists, entertainers, and sports heroes. the collective contributions of the african-american community have touched every one of our li

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