The move, from the 400-seat Kroc Center theater to the 1,800-seat riverfront amphitheater, is due to the high volume of interest in the event. Augusta is the third stop on Sanders’ four-day swing through four southern states where he’ll outline his “justice-focused” movement for president, the campaign.
Sanders will present a new education plan on the 65th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education. The Supreme Court issued its opinion ending segregation of children by race in public schools on May 14, 1954. He’s expected to release the new K-12 plan at a Saturday stop in Orangeburg, S.C., after rallies in Asheville and Charlotte in North Carolina. He will hold an environmental justice town hall Saturday afternoon in Denmark, S.C., prior to the the 5 p.m. rally in Augusta.