Text of H.Res. 517: Original Slavery Remembrance Day Resolution of 2021 (Preprint (Unknown) version) – GovTrack.us

Whereas, on August 20, 1619, the first 20 enslaved Africans were brought to what is now Fort Monroe, then Point Comfort, in Hampton, Virginia against their will;

Whereas the House of Representatives recognizes August 20, 2021, as Slavery Remembrance Day and commemorates the lives of all enslaved people while also condemning the act and perpetuation of slavery in the United States of America and across the world;

Source: Text of H.Res. 517: Original Slavery Remembrance Day Resolution of 2021 (Preprint (Unknown) version) – GovTrack.us