‘Historic illiteracy much?’ Biden BLASTED for ignoring his own past while praising 1954 SCOTUS ruling

President Joe Biden marked the anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court case on segregation but was quickly taken to task online for his past remarks on the subject.

Speaking on the 70th anniversary of the 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of Education, Biden noted the importance of the fight against school desegregation but was reminded about past comments some saw as racist.

“The work of building a democracy … worthy of our dreams starts with opening the doors of opportunity for everyone, without exception,” he said Friday at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

Vice President Kamala Harris had called Biden out for his position during a 2019 Democratic presidential primary debate.

“You also worked with them to oppose bussing,” she said at the time. “You know there was a little girl in California who was part of the second class to integrate public schools, and she was bussed to school every day. And that little girl was me.”

“Biden has also been criticized in the past for remarks about segregationists and KKK members,” Fox News reported. “He previously eulogized late West Virginia Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd, a former KKK member who later regretted that affiliation and described it as a mistake, and Strom Thurmond, the former South Carolina senator and “Dixiecrat” presidential candidate who supported segregation.”

The president was called out for his pandering speech this week and for his previous stance on segregation issues as a U.S. senator.

“Too bad Joe Biden kept fighting FOR Segregation (sic) decades after this wonderful decision,” one X user wrote.


Biden also posted a photo of himself with members of The Little Rock Nine, taking a shot at his political rivals with the group who were blocked in 1957 from entering a Little Rock school by then-Democrat Governor Orval Faubus.

Frieda Powers

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