The Real “Racist” Party is?

Great questions.

Question #1.  During whose administration did the signature of an African-American first appear on U.S. currency? During that of a Republican or a Democrat President?

Question #2.  Was the first African-American diplomat appointed by a Republican or a Democrat President?

Question #3.  Was the first African-American popularly elected U.S. Senator a Republican or a Democrat?

Question #4.   During the late 1950’s, William Monroe “Willie” Rainach, Sr., a Louisiana state legislator, led the “Massive Resistance” to desegregation in his state.  Was Willie a Republican, or a Democrat?

Question #5.  In 1957, nine African-American students attempted to enroll in Little Rock’s Central High School.  When they were barred entry by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, the President of the United States ordered federal troops to the school to assure their access to an education. Was Faubus a Republican, or a Democrat? Was that President a Republican or a Democrat?

Question #6.  In September 1962, U.S. Air Force veteran James H. Meredith enrolled as the first African-American student at the University of Mississippi.  Governor Ross Barnett strongly opposed his entry into the school. Was Barnett a Democrat or a Republican?

Question #7.  In 1965, the nation’s eyes were focused on the Selma Voting Rights Movement and three Selma-to-Montgomery marches. Marchers were opposed by the White Citizens’ Council and the Ku Klux Klan.  On “Bloody Sunday,” March 7, 1965, about 600 civil rights marchers left Selma and walked east.  At the Edmund Pettus Bridge they were confronted and attacked by state troopers and sheriff’s deputies. During this time, Theophilus Eugene “Bull” Connor, Alabama Public Safety Commissioner, became infamous for his brutal tactics against Civil Rights activists.  Was “Bull” a Republican or a Democrat? (Source: Big Journalism)

Go to the source for the remaining 8 questions and all the answers if you don’t already know.

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