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July 22, 2015

Tisdale Editorial Calls For A Conversation on Race in SC

In the aftermath of the horrific tragedy at Emanuel AME Church and the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state’s capitol building, we are now confronted with the question, where do we go from here? During the somber days following the event, I communicated with Governor Nikki Haley, legislators and other leaders to express the University’s deep concern regarding the hate crime and senseless act that claimed the lives of nine individuals. The Claflin family subsequently assembled in the University’s James and Dorothy Z. Elmore Chapel to conduct a prayer vigil in honor of the victims. We also prayed for the families and relatives of the victims, noting that it will take time for the healing to begin, but the thoughts and prayers of the Claflin family will be with them well into the future.

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Dominique Riggins, a sophomore history major at Claflin, shares his Panther moments in photos he ​shot on campus. See who has been caught on Panther Cam!



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