Bernie Sanders To Appear On BET’s Criminal Justice Forum

Bernie Sanders To Appear On BET's Criminal Justice Forum

Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley will join GOP candidate Dr. Ben Carson on BET's "20/20/ Leaders of America" forum on Saturday, November 21. Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton has opted out and will not appear. The livestreamed event will focus on criminal justice, a hot topic among African-Americans and other minorities in the United States.

BET Networks Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Debra L. Lee, explained the importance of such events in the Black community.

"BET Networks continues to make a concerted effort to mobilize the significant voting bloc of unregistered African-Ameri