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Biden risks alienating young Black voters after race remarks

Joe Biden
Posted at 10:36 PM, Aug 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 00:56:18-04

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden’s recent controversial remarks about race risk alienating young voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival.

During two separate interviews with a Black and a Latina reporter this past week, Biden made racially charged comments that some young Black activists and elected officials say turned off their peers.

Most Black voters view Trump as someone who exacerbates racial tensions and are unlikely to support his campaign in large numbers. But those who sit out the presidential election could sway the outcome in closely contested states.

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