“You've got to think about the consequences of things. [If] you start handing out two years of free college at public institutions are you ready for all the black, private HBCUs to close down? That’s what's going to happen."
The students of historically black Allen University in South Carolina that came to watch Clyburn’s endorsement are Feeling the Bern. “It’s clear that he’s trying to relate to us.”
After staying neutral for much of the South Carolina primary, Rep. Jim Clyburn plans to endorse Hillary Clinton, two sources told BuzzFeed News.
The South Carolina Democrat fears a younger generation has grown complacent. "I don't think there's an urgency of what's happening now. I don't think people see the correlation between today and 50 years ago," he tells BuzzFeed.