Joe Biden begins his speech at the Democratic National Convention with a reference to Ella Baker, an African-American civil rights activist. He contrasts her words with the current state of the US, which is divided by conflict. Biden promises that the division in the US will end if he is elected president. He promises that he will not only be a Democrat president, but a president for all Americans. 

Biden then mentions Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal, which helped the US overcome a difficult period. Biden compares that historical moment with the challenges that the US currently face. He mentions the COVID-19 pandemic, racism, the economic crisis, and climate change, and he promises that he is ready to solve these problems. 

Biden then desc...

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