Owens Commemorates Black History Month

Feb 01, 2023

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

“This month, we honor the remarkable triumphs of Black Americans and the legacies of those who came before us,” said Rep. Owens. “We stand on the shoulders of heroes like Martin Luther King Jr., Booker T. Washington, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and countless others, who fought injustice and gave all Americans the strength and courage to achieve their American dream. Black American history is not one of a hapless, hopeless community but a celebration of the inspirational giants who left an indelible mark on our nation through their contributions to healthcare, technology, education, finance, business, sports, and so much more. Happy Black History Month!” 


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