Critics Erupt Over Biden's Commencement Speech: 'This Sums Him Up'

By Mike Fishmore | May 27, 2024

Discussed issues

President Biden's speech at Morehouse College's commencement stirred controversy, with critics labeling a portion of his address as divisive "race baiting."

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Despite the presence of anti-Israel protesters, the president addressed the HBCU's graduating class and discussed issues such as George Floyd and the enduring racism faced by Black Americans in the nation.

Reckoning on race

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Biden said, "You missed your high school graduation. You started college just as George Floyd was murdered, and there was a reckoning on race."