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Senator Raphael Warnock visits Fort Valley State University

FORT VALLEY, GA(KBTV)- In the spirit of election season, candidates have been visiting Historically Black Colleges and Universities to get students to vote.

The Tuesday morning visit opened students, faculty, and community members up to the progress Senator Warnock has brought to Georgia. Key points from Raphael Warnock’s speech were about financial assistance and funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Senator Warnock has secured $250 million for HBCUs in Georgia, and $2.7 Billion for HBCUs in the Jobs and Competition Bill.

The event was sponsored by Fort Valley State University’s Political Science Student Association, the Women’s Center ,and the Women’s Learning Community. After the speech, Student leaders had the opportunity to meet and briefly speak with Senator Warnock.

Students have been using recent opportunities on the campus to inform themselves about each candidate and their work. Fort Valley State University NAACP Vice President, Chad Johnson, stated “I believe this is a great opportunity for our students because it just gets them pumped up to go to the polls.”

As man of faith, Senator Warnock left students with words of wisdom. “A tiny little minute, but eternity is in it. What are you going to do with your minute?”

Early voting in Georgia ends on November 4, 2022. For more information about voting in Georgia visit

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