Black German Heritage & Research Association

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BGHRA on Capitol Hill upon the invitation of Senior Ranking Member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings.

The Black German Heritage and Research Association [BGHRA] documents and supports the activities of Black Germans internationally, and promotes scholarship relating to the historic and contemporary presence of Black people in Germany and Black Germans in the United States. In partnership with interested scholars, institutions and organizations, BGHRA advocates for the interdisciplinary inclusion of Black German history, life experience, and contemporary culture in education, and encourages bilateral exchange opportunities.

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Rosemarie Peña and Hans Massaquoi, Jr.

BGHRA does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, gender, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by BGHRA directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which BGHRA arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91.