WASHINGTON — Black members of Congress unveiled a 1,300-page bill Thursday that would increase spending for public schools, invest more federal funds in infrastructure projects and restore a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and other caucus members Thursday unveiled the group’s “Jobs and Justice Act. “ (Photo: Deborah Barfield Berry, USA TODAY)

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, a group of mostly Democrats, concede the legislation stands little chance of passing in the Republican-controlled Congress, but said they wanted to lay out a blue print of their priorities for now and if Democrats win the majority in November.

“A lot of folks talk the talk when it comes to African-American communities, but…