Throughout her campaign, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has faced a fair amount of criticism from African-American voters, who have been less than forgiving to her for describing young black men as “super predators.”
Clinton made the infamous comment in 1996 while supporting her husband’s controversial 1994 crime bill — which set the stage for the mass incarceration of black and brown people. The comment and that bill specifically has been a political sore for the former Secretary of State for quite some time.
Mrs. Clinton’s record on race has been a major hurdle in her attempt to court black voters and convince them that she understands their plight amid endless police shootings and killings of unarmed black men, women and children.
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