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Republican slammed for 'ignorant' comment about Black families in Jim Crow era

Jun 06, 2024 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    -50% Medium Liberal

  • Reliability

    60% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    -64% Very Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    -22% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

61% : "He continued, "What I said was, you had more Black families under Jim Crow, and it was the Democrat policies, under H.E.W., under the welfare state, that did help to destroy the Black family.
56% : "He then added, "during Jim Crow, more Black people were - not just conservative, because Black people always have been conservative-minded - but more Black people voted conservatively."His words sparked backlash from Democrats.House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries said on the House floor, "It has come to my attention that a so-called leader has made the factually inaccurate statement that Black folks were better off during Jim Crow."
55% : "Posting on Twitter/X, the Biden-Harris reelection campaign drew attention to Donalds' comments, saying, "Trump VP contender Byron Donalds claims life was better for Black Americans during Jim Crow.
51% : During a Black GOP outreach event in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Donalds, who is Black, said, "during Jim Crow the Black family was together.
50% : "In a statement, Biden-Harris spokesperson Sarafina Chitika said, "Donald Trump spent his adult life, and then his presidency undermining the progress Black communities fought so hard for -- so it actually tracks that his campaign's 'Black outreach' is going to a white neighborhood and promising to take America back to Jim Crow."Sign upto our free Indy100 weekly newsletter
39% : In a video uploaded to his on Twitter/X account, Donalds said, "America, Joe Biden is lying to you once again.""Now they're trying to say that I said, 'Black people were doing better under Jim Crow.'

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