Democratic candidates and black voters

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates Senator Amy Klobuchar and billionaire activist Tom Steyer debate at the tenth Democratic 2020 presidential debate at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. February 25, 2020. Credit: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst.

Democratic presidential candidates tried appealing to black voters during Tuesday’s debate in Charleston. Saturday’s South Carolina primary is the first real test for the candidates in a state where African Americans are the majority of voters.