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Law Library of Congress: Black History Blogs

Please visit the Law Library of Congress website to learn more about Mary Ann Shadd Cary and Mary Church Terrell. And Coming Soon: the Law Library of Congress' 2021 Black History month spotlight will feature Fannie Lou Hamer. Be sure to visit the Law Library of Congress website on February 25, 2021 and beyond.

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"100 Years after the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy, and Our Future"

2020 ABA/Law Library of Congress Law Day Program

Social Movement Changing America: The Legacies of the 19th Amendment

On April 30, 2020, the ABA and the Law Library of Congress jointly hosted a Law Day virtual program, Social Movement Changing America: The Legacies of the 19th Amendment. Kimberly Adams moderated a panel discussion featuring Martha S. Jones, Thomas Saenz and Julie Suk.

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Mayflower Compact : 400th Anniversary to be Celebrated in 2022

"Join In: The American Pursuit of Civil Society"

In 2022, the Law Library of Congress & the Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress plan to mark the historic 400th anniversary of the signing of the Mayflower Compact. Signed in 1620, the Mayflower Compact set a governing framework for the colonists. The Law Library plans to host a new permanent exhibit with the theme of membership and society building.; and the Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress plans to launch a new traveling exhibit. that will complement the LLC's permanent exhibit. The LLC & Standing Committee also plan to co-host- a series of educational programs. Stay Tuned for More Information.

ABA Day 2021 | Washington, DC | April 20-22, 2021

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