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This 10:02 youtube clip is from Dr. James Taylor’s presentation “A Pebble in Your Shoe: Why I’m a Republican.”

Democrats prevented the federal government from intervening on behalf of black Americans whose civil rights were being violated in the South.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 would have never become law had it not been for the Republican Party. The heart of both bills came from the work of Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

“Son, when I appoint a nigger to the court, I want everyone to know he’s a nigger.” Lyndon B. Johnson, regarding his appointment of the well-known civil rights activist Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court


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