A newly uncovered photograph of a college-aged Bernie Sanders getting arrested during a civil rights protest could bolster the Democratic presidential hopeful’s civil rights record as he battles with Hillary Clinton to win black voters, a key demographic in the upcoming South Carolina primary.
The photograph was discovered by the Chicago Tribune and confirmed as authentic by the candidate himself on Friday. “Bernie identified it himself,” senior campaign advisor Tad Devine told theChicago Tribune. “He looked at it — he actually has his student ID from the University of Chicago in his wallet — and he said, ‘Yes, that indeed is (me).’”
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