Bernie Sanders took his case to Reverend Al Sharpton, in an interview aired Sunday, in his push to ramp up African-American support ahead of the South Carolina primary.

Sanders spoke with the civil rights leader and MSNBC host at famed Sylvia's restaurant in Harlem Wednesday, the day after Sanders' win in New Hampshire primary. Sanders suggested that a lot of Americans were secretly on his side on this issues.

"At the end of the day in this country, people in the heart of hearts say, 'You know what, we're supposed to be based on fairness,'" Sanders said to Sharpton. "Right?"

"Who thinks that it's fair that a few people get poorer while everyone else gets richer? Those are the issues that are resonating with everyone," Sanders said.

"We're talking about the real issues facing the American people," Sanders said.