Former politician makes $5,000 donation to hometown

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Published: May. 1, 2017 at 11:37 PM EDT
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Monday, May 1, 2017

DENMARK, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives donated $5,000 to the Bamberg School District.

Officials with the schools say Bakari Sellers presented superintendent Dr. Thelma Sojourner a $5,000 check on Monday.

The award is the result of a recent Twitter challenge made by Sellers, that when he reached 100,000 followers, he would donate $5,000 for teacher supplies to support his under-served hometown of Denmark.