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Clinton Junior College gets first NAACP Chapter

Rock Hill’s historically black Clinton Junior College has created its first-ever branch of the NAACP.

Dozens of students turned out at the school’s gym for today’s announcement.  Rock Hill N-double-A-C-P President Melvin Poole says students at Clinton Junior College showed interest in the civil rights organization.

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Poole says that approval came in October.  Angelo Geter,  an academic specialist at Clinton,  says the top priority for the junior college’s new chapter is voter registration.

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Clinton Junior College is a two-year school offering associate degrees that opened in 1894.

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