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Rep. Lee , Sen. Booker reintroduced legislation creating national TRHT Commission to jettison racism and build racial equity in communities across the country.

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES, February 25, 2021 / — Members of the USTRHT Leadership Group today voiced their strong support for a United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT), legislation that was reintroduced today in the House by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and in the Senate by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ).

The TRHT Commission would be a catalyst for eliminating racial inequities by examining the ongoing impact of slavery, structural racism and discrimination against people of color. The legislation, which is supported by a broad coalition of members of Congress as well as community partners, was originally introduced by Rep. Lee on June 4, 2020, and by Sen. Booker on December 3, 2020.