Kamala Harris Tears Into Biden Over Civil Rights


Former vice president joe biden was forced to defend his record at the debates last night on disaggregation in the nineteen seventies under grilling from senator kamala harris of california the intense exchange came less than two weeks after biden came under harsh criticism for boasting about his ability to form personal relationships in past decades with james eastland from mississippi and herman toll mitch from georgia harris said it was hurtful to hear biden speak of his bonds with those senators she told the story of a little girl who was in the early wave of children to integrate schools in california in california who is part of the second class to integrate her public schools as she was bused to school every day and that little girl was me in the seventies and early eighties biden led a southern block of republican and democratic senators who blocked the use of federal funds to enforce desegregation through bussing this is u._s._a. radio

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