Clyburn Statement On Passage Of H.R. 1135, To Reauthorize The HBCU Historic Preservation Program

Clyburn Statement on Passage of H.R. 1135, to Reauthorize the HBCU Historic Preservation Program

Washington, D.C. – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn delivered the following statement during House debate of H.R. 1135 which would reauthorize the HBCU Historic Preservation program for seven years.  The bill passed the House unanimously. (as prepared for delivery):
“Mr. Speaker, as a student and former teacher of history, I have worked during my tenure in Congress to preserve and protect our nation’s historic treasures. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, commonly called HBCUs, are some of the most important historic educational institutions in our country.
“There are over 100 HBCUs in the country and eight of them are in …

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