At a recent rally, protesters chastised Bill and Hillary Clinton’s involvement in the 1994 crime bill. The bill is thought to be responsible for raising the incarceration numbers of black and Hispanics by increasing police patrol of inner cities.

The outspoken disapproval for this bill also shines a spotlight on the generational gap in the political beliefs of the African-American community.  According to a Gallup poll, 58% of non-whites supported the crime bill, while 49% of whites did. Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett Price joined us on Boston Public Radio Monday for another edition of All Revved Up and to discuss the response to the bill and the Clinton’s history with African Americans. More…