Rep. James Clyburn is scheduled to attend a discussion at the Wilson Center for African American Culture where controversial nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan will be a featured speaker. The president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation has already backed out of the event because of Farrakhan’s plans to attend – will Clyburn follow suit?
No. 3 House Dem to Join Louis Farrakhan for Program on ‘Disappearing Black Community’
U.S. House Minority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., will join controversial Nation of Islam minister Louis Farrakhan Friday at Pittsburgh’s August Wilson Center for African American Culture for a live broadcast discussion on “The Disappearing Black Community and How We Can Get It Back.”
House Minority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C. (AP)
Although the panelists agree that “this conversation about our community is long overdue and they are excited to be a part of the discussion and want to help provide solutions to the problems plaguing our community,” Smith says, “the discussion is aimed at Black People only.”