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Senators Booker and Sanders speak at the SC NAACP's annual "King Day at the Dome" rally.Posted by Fox News on Monday, January 21, 2019
Potential Democratic presidential nominees Sens. Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders both began Martin Luther King Jr. Day at a historic black church that King was slated to visit in the spring of 1968.
Booker and Sanders joined religious leaders in Columbia, South Carolina’s, Zion Baptist Church for a prayer service on Monday morning, followed by a the NCAAP’s annual march to the State House, where they addressed a crowd with back-to-back speeches.
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“We’re dissatisfied that we live in a society that’s getting seduced by celebrity and forget that significance is more important than celebrity and purpose is more important than popularity, that we cannot be a nation that loves power more than it loves people. We are dissatisfied,” Booker told the crowd. “This is not a time for us to rest in our country, the work is not done, the dream still demands, the call of our country is still loud, and the question is — are we dissatisfied?”
The theme of the 2019 King Day rally is “Education First: Illuminating the Path to Change.” The South Carolina NCAAP supporter told Politico that Booker was asked to speak at the rally because of his past education advocacy, unlike the majority of congressional Democrats —...
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