Harris dances with drum line, leads chant at SC convention

Harris dances with drum line, leads chant at SC convention
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Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisWhat to expect when Mueller testifies: Not much Biden compares Trump to George Wallace CNN Democratic debate drawing finishes third in cable news ratings race MORE (D-Calif) was seen dancing alongside a drum line when she arrived at the South Carolina Democratic Party convention on Saturday.

The 2020 contender then lead a chant with her supporters, changing their “Kamala” cry to her campaign slogan of “For The People.”

Harris is one of several Democrats in South Carolina this weekend.

The state’s primary is crucial for candidates to put up an early showing of support, particularly among African American voters, who make up 61 percent of the state’s primary electorate.

The contest has particularly high states for Harris and Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerDemocratic strategist predicts most 2020 candidates will drop out in late fall The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump hits media over 'send her back' coverage The Hill's Campaign Report: Second debate lineups set up high-profile clash MORE (D-N.J.), the only two black candidates in the field.

Twenty-one of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates are speaking at the state’s party convention.

South Carolina Democrats, however, are being criticized for only allowing MSNBC to cover the event, barring news outlets including Fox News, CNN and C-SPAN in an unprecedented move.