US HB703 | 2023-2024 | 118th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 68-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-01 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Pending: House Education And The Workforce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to eligible entities to carry out educational programs that include the history of peoples of African descent in the settling and founding of America, the economic and political environments that led to the development, institutionalization, and abolition of slavery and its impact on all Americans, the exploration and expansion of America, impact on and contributions to the development and enhancement of American life, United States history, literature, the economy, politics, body of laws, and culture, and for other purposes.

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Black History is American History Act


Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]
Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Shontel Brown [D-OH]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP]
Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]
Rep. Glenn Ivey [D-MD]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Kweisi Mfume [D-MD]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]
Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Jasmine Crockett [D-TX]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]
Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]
Rep. Marilyn Strickland [D-WA]Rep. Emilia Sykes [D-OH]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]
Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Troy Carter [D-LA]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]
Rep. Maxwell Frost [D-FL]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Jonathan Jackson [D-IL]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]
Rep. Sydney Kamlager-Dove [D-CA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]
Rep. James Clyburn [D-SC]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Donald Davis [D-NC]Rep. Valerie Foushee [D-NC]
Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Delia Ramirez [D-IL]
Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Seth Magaziner [D-RI]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick [D-FL]Rep. Daniel Goldman [D-NY]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Shri Thanedar [D-MI]


2023-02-01HouseReferred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
2023-02-01HouseIntroduced in House


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