Hillary Clinton met with Rev. Al Sharpton Tuesday as she sought to secure more support from the black community ahead of the South Carolina primary.
Sharpton said the meeting at National Urban League offices on Wall Street was “candid.”
“We cannot allow the marginalization of people of color in this country with the first black family leaving the White House in American History at the end of the year,” he said. “The concerns of our community cannot be marginalized and ignored.”
Clinton needs a strong showing in the Palmetto State — where 60% of Democratic voters are black. A new poll in The State newspaper showed her leading her rival, Bernie Sanders, by a 21-point margin in South Carolina.