Sanders touts agenda to attract black voters
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersJoe Biden lost his fastball — can he get it back before South Carolina? Where the 2020 Democrats stand on taxes Bloomberg hits Sanders supporters in new ad MORE said on Sunday that black voters should choose him over rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Democratic demolition derby Juan Williams: Don't count Biden out Candidates in Obama's orbit fail to capitalize on personal ties MORE because he is focusing on an agenda "that works for all Americans."

"But especially for those who were hardest hurt, hardest hit economically," he said on"Fox News Sunday."

Sanders outlined his agenda, which includes raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next several years, achieving pay equity for women, creation millions of decent-paying jobs and rebuilding the "crumbling infrastructure."


"We are talking about focusing on the outrageously high rate of youth unemployment in the African American community. We are talking about having the United States join the rest of the industrialized world guaranteeing healthcare for all, making tuition at public colleges and universities free so all of our kids regardless of income can get the higher education," he said.

He added he is "tackling in a very aggressive way" the country's criminal justice system, which has a disproportionate amount of African American and Latino people in jail

"We need a whole lot of work to make sure that we are providing education, jobs for our kids, rather than jails and incarceration," he said.