February 17, 2023
President Biden addressed the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Lanham, Maryland on Wednesday, raising many eyebrows and engendering more than a little offense when he referred to the first black governor of the state as “boy.”
The term “boy” is seen as a racially derogatory term used against black men intimating somehow they are not on the same level as white men. The phrase was used by Biden to describe the newly elected Democratic governor of Maryland, Wes Moore, 44, who is a former college football star.
“You got a hell of a new governor in Wes Moore, I tell ya,” Biden informed the union workers.
“He’s the real deal, and the boy looked like he could still play. He’s got some guns on him,” the president proclaimed.
Joe Biden refers to Democrat Wes Moore (Maryland’s first Black governor) as “boy.”
IMAGINE if a Republican said this instead of Biden.
— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) February 16, 2023
As Biden made the slur, the audience cheered.
This is not the first time that the president has used the racially-charged term referring to a grown black man as “boy,” according to the Daily Mail.
He did it in 2019 in front of a crowd on the campaign trail as he recounted that he worked with James Eastland, who was a Mississippi senator, plantation owner, and an open white supremacist. Eastland resigned as a senator in 1978 and died in 1986.
During that speech, Biden claimed that Eastland respected him, claiming, “He never called me ‘boy,’ he always called me ‘son.’”
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