During tonight’s CNN Democratic debate, Don Lemon asked both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders about their “racial blindspots,” citing the FBI director’s invocation of the Avenue Q song “Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist.”
Clinton said, “Being a white person in the United States, I know that I’ve never had the experience that so many of the people in this audience have had.”
She said as president she would “urge white people” to think about how black families have to talk to their children on a regular basis about getting in trouble “for no good reason whatsoever.”
Sanders told stories of a black colleague of his in Congress who couldn’t hail a cab and a #BlackLivesMatter protester who told him he doesn’t understand how “terrorized” black people in certain communities feel.
“When you’re white,” he added, “you don’t know what it’s like.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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