Huh? Biden campaign site says U.S. ‘highways have been built to enforce racial segregation’

Huh? Biden campaign site says U.S. ‘highways have been built to enforce racial segregation’
Yes, we know Route 66 is no longer maintained as a federal highway. But there isn't one more iconic. Pixabay

[Ed. – These folks are certifiable.]

Federal funds are being used to build segregationist highways, and “federal policy” is to blame, former Vice President Joe Biden says on his presidential campaign website.

On a page titled “Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Recommendations,” Biden outlines strategies he shares with Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) for “pursuing environmental justice.”

Biden argues that “impacts of climate change are not evenly distributed in our society” – and that the inequity is by design, because highways are being built “to enforce racial segregation.” …

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Communities of color, low-income families, and indigenous communities have long suffered disproportionate and cumulative harm from air pollution, water pollution, and toxic sites.

“Highways have been built to enforce racial segregation in our cities, with federal dollars and federal policy support.

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