Funny you should mention that particular act. It was two months after that became law that the consummate segregationist and white supremacist in the US Senate, Strom Thurmond, switched his party membership from democratic to republican that was when the floodgates opened wide and the republican party became the haven of white supremacists that it is today.Until the Civil Right Act 1964 - blacks were still almost slaves. They were free - but with very limited means.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
Oh, hell no. Never would they read actual source documents. It would destroy every silly myth and lie they've taken so long and put so much effort into creating.
Playing dodgeball, eh? Okay, I'll put it this way: In general, do you believe as a class are people, caucasians (i.e., of northern and central European ethnicity) smarter than people of all the other ethnicities?