By Dana Sanchez
Comments from Joe Biden’s past are haunting him including saying in the ’70s that non-“orderly” racial integration would cause his children to “grow up in a racial jungle.” In this Dec. 13, 1972 photo, newly-elected Democratic Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware is shown on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo, File)
As presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s record on racial issues comes under increased scrutiny, comments from his past are haunting him including one where he said that non-“orderly” racial integration would cause his children to “grow up in a racial jungle.”
Biden denies that he opposed voluntary busing in the 1970s, but he was one of the Senate’s most vocal opponents of federally-mandated busing, according to a New York Times article. The Times reported Biden’s comments on busing and desegregation in a July 2019 article.
Daria Roithmayr, a University of Southern California Law School professor and scholar, found Biden’s jungle quote, which appears to Click here to read entire article