Keelan Sanders tells The Associated Press that the Vermont senator has been a strong advocate for African-Americans, including supporting the Voting Rights Act. Keelan Sanders also says Bernie Sanders supports “fair pay for all workers.”
Keelan Sanders is a former director of the state Democratic Party. The 41-year-old Jackson resident is one of one of five Democratic super delegates from Mississippi.
Three of the five super delegates have committed to support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. They are U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, Democratic National Committee member Vallena Greer and state party chairman RickeY Cole.