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Aug 27, 2015

Rangel Mourns Iconic Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson

Issues: Civil Rights

New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel, released the following statement on the passing of Amelia Boynton Robinson, a pivotal figure in the Selma March of 1965.

Aug 26, 2015

Rangel Celebrates Women's Equality Day

Issues: Civil Rights

New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Range released the following statement for Women's Equality Day, a day that recognizes the ratification of the 19th amendment, which granted women the right to vote in America.

Aug 21, 2015

Rangel on Tragic Explosion At JFK High School In Bronx

New York, NY -- Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement on the explosion at John F. Kennedy High School in the Marble Hill Section of the Bronx.

Aug 19, 2015

Rangel Mourns Loss of Dearest Friend and Former Rep Louis Stokes

New York, NY -- Congressman Charles B. Rangel, released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Louis Stokes, the first African American to represent Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Aug 17, 2015

Rangel Celebrates Life of Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond

Issues: Civil Rights

New York, NY-- Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after the passing of Civil Rights Icon Dr. Julian Bond, who was founding President of the Southern Poverty Law Center and Chairman Emeritus of the NAACP:

Aug 14, 2015

Rangel Marks 80th Anniversary of Social Security

New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement for the 80th Anniversary of Social Security, which has provided vital retirement financial security for 58 million Americans each year since the law was signed by President Roosevelt in 1935.

Aug 6, 2015

Rangel: Keep Marching To Protect Voting Rights For All

Issues: Civil Rights

New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement for the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), which prohibited racial discrimination in voting. The Act has been amended and reauthorized by Congress on a bipartisan basis in 1970, 1975, 1982, 1992 and, most recently, in 2006.

Jul 30, 2015

Rangel Introduces Bill to End HIV/ AIDS in Minority Communities

Issues: HIV-AIDS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Charles Rangel introduced H.R.3396 - CURE (Communities United with Religious Leaders for the Elimination of HIV/ AIDS) Act of 2015 to raise awareness about the continuing devastating effects of the HIV/ AIDS epidemic in minority communities.

Jul 30, 2015

Rangel Celebrates 50th Birthday of Medicare and Medicaid

Washington D.C. – Congressman Charles Rangel released the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid being signed into law.

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