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PRESENTATION C

City of Brentwood

PROCLAMATION
RACE EQUALITY WEEK

WHEREAS, the City of Brentwood remains committed to promoting racial equality and justice as a fundamental aspect of a healthy community; and

WHEREAS, we declare racism unjust and advocate equal rights for all; and

WHEREAS, by Act of Congress of the United States dated July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was adopted banning discrimination because of a person's color, race, national origin, religion, or sex; and

WHEREAS, by Act of Congress of the United States dated July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States was adopted giving all persons born or naturalized in the United States the right to due process and equal protection under the law.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood hereby declares the week of September 24, 2007 as Race Equality Week in the City of Brentwood and urges all citizens of Brentwood to join together to support this effort.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood reaffirms our commitment to ensuring racial equality and justice in our city and to sustain this commitment throughout the country.

Dated this 11th Day of September 2007

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Robert Taylor, Mayor
 

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