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Bill Clinton: “We are All Mixed-Race People”

HeadlineFeb 16, 2016

Former President Bill Clinton drew attention for his comments on race while campaigning for his wife Hillary in Tennessee Friday. After he was introduced by Democratic Tennessee Congressmember Steve Cohen as a “heck of a stand-in” for the first black president, Clinton told the crowd in Memphis, “We are all mixed-race.”

Bill Clinton: “We learned that unless your ancestors, every one of you, are 100 percent, 100 percent from sub-Saharan Africa, we are all mixed-race people.”

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