How The Ku Klux Klan Helped The Republican Party Win The South

June 4, 2016 James Conrad 1

A study conducted by American Sociology Association researchers from Notre Dame, Yale and Brandeis suggests that the KKK, which had become more organized in the wake of the growing Civil Rights Movement of the early 1960s, helped the Republican Party gain a lasting voting stronghold in the southern United States.

The study analyzed vote totals county-by-county in Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Virginia and North and South Carolina, taking into account whether or not the Ku Klux Klan had established a chapter in those states. […]

Donald Trump’s Racist Rhetoric Demystified (VIDEO)

May 31, 2016 James Conrad 0

Racial equality activist Tim Wise noted the redundancy, dishonesty and nationalistic racism of Donald Trump’s ridiculous campaign slogan, “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.”

“How many in the media have asked Donald Trump or any of his key supporters, ‘Hey what does that hat mean?’You’re wearing this hat that says ‘Make America Great Again’ — when exactly was America great? And not just for white men with money like Donald Trump? Name a year for me because I want to know… Because any year you pick is not going to be a great one for anyone but the dominant group.” […]

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