(Washington Examiner) Sit-ins, marches, boycotts of segregated movie theaters and restaurants. Searing memories of how "my soul raged upon seeing the dogs of Bull Connor" in Alabama. A dramatic tale of a walkout in support of a lone black fellow student.
It was all part of the decade Joe Biden, now 76, came of age — he turned 21 two days before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. By Biden's own account, he took a bold stance against racism and joined the civil rights activist movement during the turbulent 1960s.
This record of radical protest against racial injustice could be a powerful weapon against Kamala Harris, the California senator and 2020 Democratic rival who memorably took him to task in last week’s debate over his 1970s opposition to busing as a way to desegregate schools.
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