Democrats opened their virtual convention Monday and worked to build excitement during the 2020 presidential election season for the newly announced ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. With Monday’s theme being “We the People,” many of the remarks focused on messages of inclusion, unity and working together to remove President Donald Trump from office.

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, former FLOTUS Michelle Obama and relatives of Eric Garner and George Floyd highlighted the first night of the convention. Several Black speakers stressed the importance of police reform and rebuked the actions of Trump during his presidency. 

Here are six highlights from the Democratic National Convention’s opening night of programming: