Biden made a lot of promises about race. Can he keep them?
When Joe Biden won the U.S. presidency, he thanked African Americans for delivering him a victory — and he said that it was now his turn to deliver for them.
"I mean it, especially in those moments and especially for those moments when this campaign was at its lowest ebb, the African American community stood up again for me. You’ve always had my back, and I’ll have yours," he said.
Months earlier when Biden accepted the Democratic nomination, he said that the nation was issuing "the most compelling call for...