(Muslim Press) - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said on Monday that America was founded on “racist principles. ”It is unacceptable to judge people, discriminate against them based on the color of their skin and I hope everyone understands that, Sanders told a crowd at Liberty University. “I’m sorry to have to say this, but this nation was created on racist principles and that’s a fact, ” he added.[Racism: America’s most sacred value] The democratic presidential candidate spoke out against continued institutionalized racism in the United States and referred to incidents of American police shooting dead black men as examples of such prevalent racism in the country. “We have got to stand up and say, in America you’re not going to do that. Racism is unacceptable,” he stated, urging the students at the Christian university to fight inequality and prejudice.