“Have you ever felt you wanted to quit?”

U.S. Representative James Clyburn of South Carolina is the highest-ranking African American in Congress.

But his journey to Washington was not particularly easy.

At StoryCorps, he sat down with his granddaughter, Sydney Reed to talk about his career.

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Music Info: "Lift Every Voice and Sing" by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers from the album In My Prime I
Produced by Anita Rao
Facilitated by Alexandria Wright
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