Category Archives: Racism

Mark Twain’s Version of Andrew Johnson’s Last Speech as President

And when my term began to draw to a close, & I saw that but little time remained wherein to defeat justice, to further exasperate the people, & to complete my unique & unprecedented record, I fell to & gathered … Continue reading

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Andrew Johnson Argues Against Reconstruction Laws Passed by Congress in A December 3, 1867 Message (continued)

It is manifestly and avowedly the object of these laws to confer upon Negroes the privilege of voting and to disfranchise such a number of white citizens as will give the former a clear majority at all elections in the … Continue reading

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Racists In the White House: Andrew Johnson’s December 3, 1867 Message to Congress

The peculiar qualities which should characterize any people who are fit to decide upon the management of public affairs for a great state have seldom been combined. It is the glory of white men to know that they have had … Continue reading

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Racists in the White House: Andrew Johnson’s December 3, 1867 Message to Congress

The blacks in the South are entitled to be well and humanely governed, and to have the protection of just laws for all their rights of person and property. If it were practicable at this time to give them a … Continue reading

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Is Trump America’s Snake?

In February, 2018, President Trump returned to one of his tried-and-true crowd pleasers by reciting the words of a 1960’s song by Oscar Brown, Jr., called “The Snake.” While used by Trump as a racist trope against immigrants, the poem … Continue reading

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Blackface – Political Felony or Misdemeanor?

As Virginia continues to reel from allegations of racism and sexual assault on the part of their statewide elected leaders, political analysts and honest politicians (the list is unfortunately short) begin to weigh whether decades-old misdeeds should be considered in … Continue reading

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Karma Is A Bitch

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STATUE HONORING GEORGE H.W. BUSH A DISGRACEFUL ACT OF HISTORICAL DISTORTION

Press Release of William L. Clay, Retired Member of U.S. House of Representatives to Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Dear CBC Member: As aggressive crusaders in the struggle to make America what it proclaims to be in terms … Continue reading

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Continuation of Black Conservatives

This affliction with reality enables BLACK CONSERVATIVES to conclude in phobia form that produces an obsession for destroying present-day black leadership.  Their campaigns against established black organizations and battle-tested black leaders have been brutal and unrelenting but without much impact … Continue reading

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Disunion Movement – Alexandria Gazette, Nov. 1, 1860

In the last issue of the Atlantic, Ga., American, we find some account of a Democratic meeting held in Appling county, in Georgia. It is reported to have been one of the largest and most enthusiastic political gatherings ever witnessed … Continue reading

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