When you think about "racial equality" and "civil rights",
which political party comes to mind?
Most people would probably say Democrats.
But this answer is incorrect. ...
In the 1857 case Dred Scott v Sandford, the court ruled slaves aren’t citizens; they’re property.
The 7 justices who voted in favor of slavery?
The 2justices who dissented?
– the man who freed the slaves.
~But Johnson adamantly opposed Lincoln’s plan to integrate the newly freed slaves into the South’s economic and social order.
By terror -much of it instigated by the Ku Klux Klan, founded by a Democrat, Nathan Bedford Forrest.
As historian Eric Foner-a Democrat-notes:
“In effect, the Klan was a military force
serving the interests of the Democrat Party.”
He re-segregated many federal agencies, and even screened the 1st movie ever played at the White House
-the racist film
“The Birth of a Nation,”
~Less than 70% of Democrats did.
Democrat senators filibustered the bill for 75 days
...until "Republicans" mustered the few extra votes needed to break the logjam.
“I’ll have them n*ggers voting Democrat for 200 years.”
the votes of the very people it has spent much of its history oppressing.
Opposition to school choice has kept them trapped in failing schools.
Politically correct policing has left black neighborhoods defenseless against violent crime.
"racial equality" and "civil rights",
which political party should come to mind?
With Your 💰💰& Platform One Would Think You Would RESEARCH a Little History BEFORE Opening That Big 🕳️Under Your Nose.
👎🏽Race-Batin Ain't Cool
Carol Swain, professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt University, for Prager University.
— NBCBLK (@NBCBLK) November 1, 2018