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'Historical illiteracy a lot?' Biden WAS BLAMED for ignoring his own past while praising the 1954 SCOTUS decision

President Joe Biden marked the anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court case on segregation, but quickly drew fire for his past statements on the issue.

Speaking on the 70th anniversary of the 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of EducationBiden pointed to the importance of the fight against school desegregation, but recalled earlier comments that some saw as racist.

“The work of building a democracy … worthy of our dreams begins with opening the doors of opportunity to everyone, without exception,” he said Friday at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

Vice President Kamala Harris had called out Biden for his stance during a 2019 Democratic presidential primary debate.

“You also worked with them to oppose the buses,” he said at the time. “You know there was a girl in California who was part of the second class to integrate public schools, and she was taken to school by bus every day. And that girl was me.”

“Biden has also been criticized in the past for comments about segregationists and KKK members,” Fox News reported. “He previously praised the late West Virginia Democratic senator Robert Byrd, a former KKK member who later regretted that affiliation and described it as a mistake, and Strom Thurmond, the former South Carolina senator and presidential candidate.” Dixiecrat” who supported segregation.”

The president was called out for his favorable speech this week and his previous stance on segregation issues as a U.S. senator.

“Too bad Joe Biden continued to fight for segregation (sic) decades after this wonderful decision,” wrote one X user.

Biden also posted a photo of himself with members of The Little Rock Nine, shooting political rivals with the group that was blocked from entering a Little Rock school in 1957 by then-Democratic governor Orval Faubus.


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