[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MINORITIES

  Addresses
      Religious Minorities in the Middle East: Representative Wolf, 
        E1989 [21DE]
  Articles and editorials
      Voter ID Mess Subverts an American Birthright, H5119 [23JY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Armed Forces: ensure military leadership reflects the diversity 
        of the population of the U.S. (see S. 3181), S3174 [15MY]
      Children and youth: prevent childhood obesity (see H.R. 6461), 
        H6231 [20SE]
      Civil rights: improve nonretaliation provisions of equal pay 
        requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (see S. 3256), 
        S3688 [4JN]
      ------improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of 
        wages based on sex (see S. 3220), S3422 [22MY]
      ------restore effective use of group actions for claims arising 
        under antidiscrimination laws (see S. 3317), S4368 [20JN] (see 
        H.R. 5978), H3914 [20JN]
      Civil Rights Act: repeal exemption for Wards Cove Packing Co. 
        (see H.R. 4275), H1739 [28MR]
      Dept. of HHS: implement demonstration projects at federally 
        qualified community health centers to prevent child 
        maltreatment and promote family well-being through parenting 
        practices and skills (see H.R. 5841), H3162 [18MY]
      ------provide for research and education to improve screening, 
        detection, and diagnosis of prostate cancer (see S. 3345), 
        S4674 [27JN] (see H.R. 6033), H4156 [27JN]
      Diseases: urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men 
        (see S. Res. 493), S4203 [14JN] (see S. Res. 529), S5487 
        [26JY] (see H. Res. 753), H5629 [1AU]
      Education: consider bolstering literacy among African-American 
        and Hispanic men a national priority (see H. Res. 721), H4655 
        [29JN]
      ------increase participation of historically underrepresented 
        demographic groups in science, technology, engineering, and 
        mathematics (STEM) education and industry (see S. 3475), S5870 
        [1AU]
      Federal employees: reform the Senior Executive Service (see S. 
        2249), S2166 [28MR] (see H.R. 6042), H4156 [27JN]
      Health: improve health of minority individuals (see S. 2474), 
        S2823 [26AP]
      Law enforcement: provide grants to States to prevent racial 
        profiling (see H.R. 4398), H1977 [18AP]
      NAACP: anniversary (see S. Res. 520), S5047 [16JY] (see H. Con. 
        Res. 130), H4655 [29JN]
      National Caucus on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health 
        Disparities: support goals and ideals of Movement Is Life 
        initiative (see S. Res. 535), S5870 [1AU]
      National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day: support 
        goals and ideals (see H. Res. 737), H5078 [19JY]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (see S. Res. 579), S6626 [21SE]
      NSF: provide grants to increase minority students receiving 
        college degrees in science, technology, engineering and math 
        (STEM), and to recruit, retain, and advance minority STEM 
        faculty members (see H.R. 4483), H2064 [24AP]
      SBA: establish the Ports as Small Business Incubators Program to 
        provide eligible small businesses with access to commercial 
        real property (see H.R. 5813), H3102 [17MY]
      SEC: require annual disclosures relative to the compensation 
        brackets in which an issuer's minority and women employees 
        reside (see H.R. 3791), H78 [18JA]
      Senior citizens: strengthen programming, services, and outreach 
        for diverse elders (see S. 3593), S6545 [20SE]
      Taxation: deny all deductions for business expenses associated 
        with the use of a club that discriminates on the basis of sex, 
        race, or color (see H.R. 4376), H1914 [17AP]
      Voting: condemn passage of State legislation that unduly burdens 
        the ability to vote and oppose any election law or proposed 
        legislation that has a disproportionate impact on vulnerable 
        communities (see H. Res. 542), H640 [8FE]
  Cloture motions
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (S. 3220), motion to proceed, S3612 
        [24MY], S3713 [5JN]
  E-mails
      Repeal of Obamacare Act: Aracely Rodriguez, H4797 [11JY]
  Factsheets
      Race/Ethnicity and Triple Negative Breast Cancer, H3066 [17MY]
  Letters
      Dept. of Justice funding for programs or activities that involve 
        racial, ethnic, or religious profiling by any law enforcement 
        organization: C. Welton Gaddy, Interfaith Alliance, H2533 
        [9MY]
      ------Hilary O. Shelton, NAACP, H2533 [9MY]
      ------Marge Baker and Paul R. Gordon, People for the American 
        Way (organization), H2533 [9MY]
      Florida legislation that would restrict the early voting period 
        and voter registration: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational 
        Fund, Inc., Florida Conference of Black State Legislators, and 
        Florida State Conference of the NAACP, E98-E100 [31JA]
      Impact of State voting reform laws labeled as ``voter 
        suppression'' legislation: several Representatives, H101 
        [23JA]
      Paycheck Fairness Act: David French, National Retail Federation, 
        S3713 [5JN]
      ------R. Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, S3712 [5JN]
      ------several business organizations, S3712 [5JN]
      ------William T. Robinson III, ABA, S3699 [5JN]
  Lists
      Organizations supporting S. 1670, End Racial Profiling Act, 
        S2355 [17AP]
      United Health Foundation Diverse Scholar Initiative 
        participants, E1151 [27JN]
      Voter suppression legislation by State, H2310 [7MY]
  Motions
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (S. 3220), S3612 [24MY]
  Remarks in House
      Armed Forces: increase opportunities for women and minorities in 
        officer positions and Special Operations Forces, H5046, H5047 
        [19JY]
      Charles Drew University: tribute to graduates, E964 [1JN]
      Children and youth: address senseless acts of violence, E418 
        [22MR]
      CIA: increase recruitment and retention of racial and ethnic 
        minorities to professional intelligence positions, H3301, 
        H3302 [31MY]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex, E519 [16AP]
      ------improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of 
        wages based on sex (H.R. 1519), H444 [3FE], H2192 [26AP], 
        H3190 [30MY], H3278, H3280, H3285, H3286 [31MY], E553, E560 
        [17AP], E976 [5JN], E1036 [8JN]
      ------improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of 
        wages based on sex (S. 3220), H3582 [7JN]
      ------restore effective use of group actions for claims arising 
        under antidiscrimination laws (H.R. 5978), H3917 [21JN]
      Civil Rights Act: repeal exemption for Wards Cove Packing Co. 
        (H.R. 4275), E472 [28MR]
      Civilian Property Realignment Commission: provide assistance to 
        small, minority, and woman-owned businesses seeking to be 
        awarded contracts to redevelop Federal property, H500-H502 
        [6FE]
      Columbia University: tribute to Mailman School of Public Health 
        Dept. of Sociomedical Sciences Doctoral Program/Initiative for 
        Maximizing Student Diversity, E1662 [28SE]
      Crime: anniversary of legislation to provide Federal assistance 
        to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute 
        hate crimes, E1678 [2OC]
      ------provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, 
        and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, H1833-H1835 
        [16AP], H1852 [17AP]
      Davis, Belva: Progressive Oakland Women for Empowerment and 
        Reform (P.O.W.E.R.) Lifetime Achievement award recipient, 
        E1528 [14SE]
      Dept. of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency funding, 
        H2370 [8MY]
      Dept. of Defense: conduct outreach program to benefit women- and 
        minority-owned small businesses prior to conversion of 
        functions from civilian employees to contractors, H2837, H3066 
        [17MY]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit funding for programs or activities 
        that involve racial, ethnic, or religious profiling by any law 
        enforcement organization, H2532-H2535 [9MY]
      Dept. of State: establish Special Envoy To Promote Religious 
        Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South 
        Central Asia (H.R. 440), E1989 [21DE]
      Dept. of the Interior: establish Office of Energy Employment and 
        Training and Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, H3928-
        H3930 [21JN]
      Dept. of Transportation: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise 
        Program funding, H4623 [29JN]
      ------Minority Business Resource Center funding, H4033-H4035 
        [26JN]
      ------Office of Civil Rights funding, H4036, H4037 [26JN]
      ------Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization 
        funding, H4033-H4035 [26JN]
      Education: consider bolstering literacy among African-American 
        and Hispanic men a national priority (H. Res. 721), H4690 
        [10JY], H5021 [19JY]
      Federal employees: reform the Senior Executive Service (H.R. 
        6042), E1152 [27JN]
      GSA: ensure contracts are in compliance with workforce diversity 
        rules, H1829 [16AP], H1854 [17AP]
      Health: health care programs funding, H1715 [28MR]
      Indianola, MS: tribute to da' House of Khafre (business), E1718 
        [23OC]
      Intelligence services: protect the civil liberties of ethnic and 
        religious minorities, H3302-H3305 [31MY]
      Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling, H1646 [28MR], H1831 
        [16AP]
      ------provide grants to States to prevent racial profiling (H.R. 
        4398), E573 [18AP]
      Mound Bayou, MS: tribute to J&W Smokehouse (business), E1720 
        [23OC]
      NAACP: anniversary, H4673 [9JY], E1298 [23JY], E1460 [10SE]
      Nesby & Associates, Inc.: King County, WA, Executive Minority 
        Small Business of the Year award finalist, E1525 [13SE]
      NSF: provide grants to increase minority students receiving 
        college degrees in science, technology, engineering and math 
        (STEM), and to recruit, retain, and advance minority STEM 
        faculty members (H.R. 4483), E643 [25AP]
      Oakland, CA: tribute to Progressive Oakland Women for 
        Empowerment and Reform (P.O.W.E.R.) Ms. Delilah Beasley Tea 
        reception, E1528 [14SE]
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence: ensure that 
        coordination and training between the intelligence community 
        and local law enforcement agencies not violate the civil 
        rights of minorities, H3301 [31MY]
      SBA: establish the Ports as Small Business Incubators Program to 
        provide eligible small businesses with access to commercial 
        real property (H.R. 5813), E837 [17MY]
      SEC: provide online information and conduct outreach to inform 
        small businesses and women-, veteran-, and minority-owned 
        businesses of efforts to improve access to public capital 
        markets for emerging growth companies, H1284, H1285 [8MR]
      Taxation: deny all deductions for business expenses associated 
        with the use of a club that discriminates on the basis of sex, 
        race, or color (H.R. 4376), E558 [17AP]
      United Health Foundation: tribute to Diverse Scholar Initiative, 
        E1151 [27JN]
      University of Houston: anniversary of Center for Mexican 
        American Studies, E1683 [5OC]
      Voting: impact of State voting reform laws labeled as ``voter 
        suppression'' legislation, H94-H102 [23JA], H503-H510 [6FE], 
        H2304-H2310 [7MY], H3729 [18JN], H5118-H5122 [23JY], H5209, 
        H5212 [25JY], H5537 [1AU], H6072 [19SE], H6153, H6159, H6162 
        [20SE], H6237 [21SE], E98 [31JA], E1301 [23JY], E1427 [3AU]
      Voting Rights Act: anniversary, H94, H97, H101 [23JA]
      W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home Inc.: tribute, E1722 [26OC]
      Wesby, Maya: Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Essay Contest 
        award recipient, E1718 [23OC]
      Zhao, Mark: SBA Guam Minority Small Business Champion of the 
        Year award recipient, E451 [27MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alaska: observance of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day and anniversary 
        of Alaska Anti-Discrimination Act, S827 [16FE]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (S. 3220), S3457 [22MY], S3459 [23MY], 
        S3536 [24MY]
      ------improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of 
        wages based on sex (S. 3220), motion to proceed, S3612 [24MY], 
        S3669-S3671, S3672-S3674 [4JN], S3695, S3697-S3715 [5JN]
      ------restore effective use of group actions for claims arising 
        under antidiscrimination laws (S. 3317), S4370-S4372 [20JN]
      Connecticut: tribute to SBA award recipients, S3079 [10MY]
      Crime: provide Federal assistance to States, local 
        jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, 
        S1928 [21MR]
      Dept. of Agriculture: Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and 
        Ranchers Program funding, S4390 [21JN]
      Dept. of HHS: provide for research and education to improve 
        screening, detection, and diagnosis of prostate cancer (S. 
        3345), S4676 [27JN]
      Dept. of State: establish Special Envoy To Promote Religious 
        Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South 
        Central Asia (H.R. 440), S13 [23JA]
      Diseases: urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men 
        (S. Res. 493), S4206 [14JN]
      ------urge Federal agencies to designate funds for education, 
        awareness outreach, and research specifically focused on how 
        prostate cancer affects African-American men (S. Res. 529), 
        S5626 [26JY]
      FDA: ensure that adequate information is disseminated to health 
        care providers about potential benefits and risks of medical 
        products on all patient populations, S3498-S3500 [23MY]
      Federal employees: reform the Senior Executive Service (S. 
        2249), S2168 [28MR]
      Health: improve health of minority individuals (S. 2474), S2830 
        [26AP]
      Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling (S. 1670), S2040 
        [27MR], S2354 [17AP]
      NAACP: anniversary (S. Res. 520), S5023, S5024 [16JY]
      Voting: impact of State voting reform laws labeled as ``voter 
        suppression'' legislation, S90 [26JA], S2913 [7MY], S3958 
        [12JN], S6724, S6725 [13NO], S7758 [12DE]
  Texts of
      S. 2249, Senior Executive Service Reform Act, S2168-S2171 [28MR]
      S. Res. 493, urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men, 
        S4206 [14JN]
      S. Res. 520, NAACP anniversary, S5023, S5049 [16JY]
      S. Res. 529, urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men, 
        S5493, S5626 [26JY]
      S. Res. 535, support goals and ideals of National Caucus on 
        Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health Disparities Movement Is 
        Life initiative, S5882 [1AU]
      S. Res. 579, National Historically Black Colleges and 
        Universities Week, S6631, S6681 [21SE]