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H.Con.Res. 53: Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 31, 2019.


This concurrent resolution authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event on September 9, 2019, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States.