CLAIM: Newly surfaced video footage shows Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders making racist remarks that “Italians are gangsters, and Irish are drunk, and Jews are greedy, and black people smell” to a group of schoolchildren. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. The video of Sanders speaking to a classroom full of children in 1987 has been edited to remove remarks that show he was trying to explain how stereotypes and racism work. THE FACTS: A YouTube video that… Read at AP News
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