Rebecca J. Kavanagh @DrRJKavanagh New York City Public Defender, @theappeal Media Relations Director, Writer, @nyulaw, @sydneylawschool, @sydney_uni. Sydney ✈️ NYC. Views my own. Sep. 13, 2019 1 min read

So Biden's bit about playing the record player was part of an answer to this question: "What responsibility do you think Americans need to take to repair the legacy of slavery in our country?"

Listen to the part that comes before. #DemocraticDebate

"We bring social workers into homes and parents to help them deal with how to raise their children. It’s not that they don’t want to help. They don’t know quite what to do. Play the radio. Make sure the television – excuse me, make sure you have the record player on at night."

The insinuation - "they" = Black parents. He's literally asked the one question he should be able to answer at this point about segregation and busing. And now he adds that Black parents don't know how to raise their children. As if he really does believe in racial inferiority.

Here's the full transcript of his answer by @AnandWrites.


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