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Sen. Cory Booker accused Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden to speak on Friday, with the right “language”, race, needed to win, the party of “Europe 2020” nomination.
Booker’s comment came after Biden spoke about the race relations in the United States during an appearance in Chicago earlier in the day.
“The kid is wearing a hoodie may very well be the next poet laureate and not a gangbanger,” Biden said, to make a rhetorical point in his speech at the headquarters of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, a group of Nonprofit organizations, organized by the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
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But Booker, an African-American senator from New Jersey, has a Problem with Biden’s use of the word “hoodie.”
“This is not about a hoodie,” Booker wrote on Twitter. “It’s about a culture that sees a problem with a kid wearing a hoodie in the first place. Our candidate must have to speak the language of race in a far more constructive way.”
Other Twitter users also took Biden to task, claiming his use of the word “gangbanger” was racially insensitive.
The recoil against Biden came less than 24 hours after his clash on stage in Miami with a 2020 White house hopeful, Sen. Kamala Harris, during the Thursday night-the second Democratic presidential debate.
Biden and Harris of confusion over the issue of school desegregation. Harris attacked decades ago Biden, to work with the racial segregation of the senators, so that the point personal to explain, she was the only member of the second class of black children in California to force bused school in an effort to repeal the racial segregation.
“The little girl I was,” Harris said directly to the former Vice-President, in a moment, because the viral has went.
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But in Chicago on Friday, Biden’s record defended on the racial problems.
“I listened and I heard, and I respect Senator Harris,” Biden said. “But we all know that 30-60 seconds at the campaign debate, exchange rights, meet a life-long commitment to the citizens.”
Then you can talk directly to the 77-year-old Jackson, whose long career has included two presidential runs, and works with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., he said: “I know, you know, I fought my heart in order to ensure citizens’ rights and election law, and equal rights, everywhere.”
Biden insisted that he “never, never, never, never against the voluntary busing.”
Booker Friday to tweet his previous criticism of Biden for memories about his work with two long-dead racial segregation senators, Democrats James Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia followed. During a New York fundraiser last Tuesday, Biden drew the two senators argue that Washington worked smoothly a generation ago than in today’s “broken” Hyper-partisanship.
“We didn’t agree on much of anything,” Biden said, the two men who were prominent legislator, when Biden was first elected in 1972. Biden described Talmadge as “one of the meanest guys I ever knew,” and said: Eastland called him “son”, but not “young”, a reference to a racist manner many whites addressed black men at the time.
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“No joke, about calling black men ‘boys.’ Booker said Biden reacts to the speech. “Men like James O. Eastland used words such as the, the, and the racist policy that accompanies it, to perpetuate white supremacy and strip black Americans, of our very humanity,” Booker said in a statement last week, according to the Hill.
Fox News’ Andrew O’reilly and Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report.