Owens Commemorates Black History Month

Feb 02, 2022
Press

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Burgess Owens (UT-04) released the following statement commemorating Black History Month.

“Black History Month is dedicated to the heroes who rose above slavery, segregation, and racism to champion life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for future generations,” said Rep. Owens. “Because of their courage, Black Americans have made enormous strides to shape the soul of our nation. From a childhood in segregation to serving in Congress, I’m inspired by the tenacity of giants like Martin Luther King Jr., Booker T. Washington, Madam C.J. Walker, and so many others, who fought for America’s founding ideals of liberty, equality, and opportunity. Happy Black History Month!”

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