Unemployment in US during 1900s: 20%
Unemployment amongst women: 95%
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
Sorry, my friend, I have lived in the ghetto...Neighborhoods are formed by how much you can pay in rent, so poor people land up living in poor neighborhoods...Staying pregnant to get welfare is the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard and is a concept that dates back to the 60s...For every 1 woman who is satisfied with living on peanuts, there are 30 struggling to get out of poverty...
Racist conservatives blocked the schools and unleashed dogs on Blacks
Racist conservatives opposed Brown vs Board of Education
Racist conservatives filibustered the Civil Rights Act
Racist conservatives opposed lynching laws
Some things never change.
Some things do change. Most racist conservatives are now Republicans.
How does that compare with Obama?
I think the point was that during the civil rights years the South was controlled by Democrats on almost every level of government from the Governor on down. That makes it difficult to shift blame for the trouble in the south to the republicans and their policies.