Congressional Black Caucus Hosts Ceremony Commemorating 400th Anniversary Of First-Recorded Forced Arrival Of Enslaved African People

U.S. Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Thune (R-SD), Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) listen to the national anthem during an event at the Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol September 10, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held a ceremony to commemorate "the 400th anniversary of the first-recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people."
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