Joy Reid clashes with Byron Donalds on Jim Crow comments

Things got rather heated when MSNBC host Joy Reid challenged Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) Thursday following his comments on whether life was better during the Jim Crow era.

Donalds was at an event in Philadelphia this week when he discussed how the black marriage rate was higher back then than it is now. His comments have come under fire by many on the Left, who have interpreted the remark to be about how Jim Crow laws benefitted black people at the time despite the fact that they kept them in segregation and prohibited them from voting. Reid tried to extract a further explanation during the segment.

“During Jim Crow, could your family have existed? You are in an interracial marriage. Your wife is a white conservative activist. Could your family have existed at all during Jim Crow?”, she
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