COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The South Carolina NAACP has announced that Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Cory Booker will both attend the 2019 King Day at the Dome event in Columbia.
The theme of the event is “Education First: Illuminating the Path to Change.”
Also in attendance will be Rev. Nelson Rivers, Vice-President, Religious Affair and External Relations, National Action Network, New York, New York and more.
Both Sanders (I-VT) and Booker (D-NJ) have been to events in the Midlands in the last several months. Sanders was the keynote speaker at an October 2018 Medicare for All Rally in Columbia. Booker was in attendance at an elected official’s cook-out in Orangeburg County in October 2018.
Both men are said to be considering runs in 2020 for president of the United States.