SC Senator Tim Scott to take part in Civil Rights Pilgrimage
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Some South Carolina Senators and Representatives will take part in a Civil Rights Pilgrimage to South Carolina.
U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), along with U.S. Representative Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-GA), will host the Faith and Politics Institute’s 2016 Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to South Carolina March 18-20, 2016.
According to Senator Scott, participants will learn about South Carolina civil rights pioneers such as Septima Clark and about the 400-year old Gullah Geechee cultural heritage. The delegation is scheduled to visit such historic sites as Zion and Brookland Baptist Churches and that of the Orangeburg massacre.
Who: U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC)
U.S. Representatives Jim Clyburn (D-SC)
U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-GA)
FPI President Joan Mooney
What: 2016 Pilgrimage to South CarolinaKick-off Press Conference