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Buttigieg Addresses Black Church, Taking Biden Voters Head On

  • Democratic candidate offers message of healing at pulpit
  • Biden also goes to church, is introduced as a ‘giant of a man’
Buttigieg speaks to parishioners at the Kenneth Moore Transformation Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on Oct. 27.
Buttigieg speaks to parishioners at the Kenneth Moore Transformation Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on Oct. 27.Photographer: Sean Rayford/Getty Images

Pete Buttigieg went straight to the heart of Joe Biden’s support in South Carolina on Sunday, bringing a message of healing and unity to a black church.

The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, dressed in a crisp blue suit, joined parishioners in prayer at an African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church worship in Rock Hill, before introducing himself and highlighting his plan for black Americans.