Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

Rush Celebrates Black History Month

Feb 5, 2015
Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) celebrates Black History Month by remembering the life and legacy of Dr. Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. Rush’s video message highlights her accomplishments and continued influence throughout the city.

Every February, we come together to celebrate Black History Month. This year, the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. As a member of the Caucus, Rush support enactment of a renewed, revised and strengthened Voting Rights Act to once again ensure that every citizen has the right to vote.