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Clarke Statement on Black History Month

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement today to commemorate the observance of Black History Month in February:


“It is with great pride, respect and humility that I join Americans across the nation during the month of February in the observance of Black History Month.


 “Black history is the history of America and I am delighted to pause and pay homage to the courage and ingenuity of the women and men that have contributed to the rich diversity for which this nation is known.


 “While February is dedicated to honoring Black history, I encourage Americans to acknowledge the contributions of African-Americans all year long.”


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