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List of landmark African-American legislation

This is a list of landmark legislation, court decisions, executive orders, and proclamations in the United States significantly affecting African Americans.


  • Congressional Legislation 1
    • Bills not passed 1.1
    • Bills signed into law 1.2
  • U.S. Constitutional Amendments 2
  • Federal court and court decisions 3
    • Federal courts 3.1
    • Decisions 3.2
  • Executive Orders and Proclamations 4
  • Federal bureaucracy 5
  • Important Organizations and Individuals 6
  • See also 7

Congressional Legislation

Bills not passed

Bills signed into law

U.S. Constitutional Amendments

Federal court and court decisions

Federal courts


Executive Orders and Proclamations

Federal bureaucracy

Important Organizations and Individuals

See also

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