Democratic candidates attend Ministers’ Breakfast with Rev. Sharpton

North Charleston, S.C. — South Carolina Ministers’ Breakfast took place on February 26th 2020, at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, on the heels of 10th Democratic presidential debate. Six out of seven democratic candidates — Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders — attended, save for Mike Bloomberg.

The Breakfast was convened to refocus on the work the civil rights community does to advance Dr. King’s dream, with a specific focus on mobilizing Black Churches ahead of the 2020 elections. Additionally, NAN to Bestowed the Emily England “Strength to Love” Award to Congressman James Clyburn.

Featured on Showtime

The Ministers’ Breakfast was also featured on the Showtime series The Circus (Season 5, Episode 6: On the Boil). With a showtime subscription, you can see featured moments from our event. View highlights here.

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