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Yesterday, the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCUs) announced its 2015 HBCU All-Stars, recognizing students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement.
WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) released the following statement on the 56th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965:
(Columbia, SC) - South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the release of the EPA’s final Clean Power Plan rule:
It was a great day in South Carolina—and the nation—when the Confederate battle flag was removed from the grounds of the State House. The battle flag has historical significance and should be dealt with accordingly.
Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn announces the recipients of the U.S. Department of Education new Fiscal Year 2015 grants. It is anticipated that the grants will be for a total of five years. There are 21 institutions in South Carolina receiving these awards totaling more than $5 million annually.
WASHINGTON – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn yesterday introduced the Background Check Completion Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The tragedy that occurred Wednesday night in Charleston, S.C., has engendered many personal emotions about race and reopened a conversation about a controversial and divisive symbol.
U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement today about last night’s shooting at Emanuel AME Church:
Congressman Clyburn’s Statement on Passage of H.R. 2131, to Rename Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse after J. Waties Waring
Columbia, S.C. – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 2131, a bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 83 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, as the "J. Waties Waring Judicial Center."
Columbia, S.C. - Congressman Clyburn announced today that South Carolina has received over $3 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).