Category: Racism

Woodrow Wilson Sure Seems to Love the Ku Klux Klan

“The white men were roused by a mere instinct of self-preservation—until at last there had sprung into existence a great Ku Klux Klan, a veritable empire of the South, to protect the Southern country.” -Woodrow Wilson, progressive president of the United States and president of Princeton University Quote Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/02/american-politician-xenophobic-comments-quiz Base Photo: Woodrow Wilson 1. Photo from American Monthly Review of Reviews,… Read more →

President Lyndon Johnson Shows His True (and Racist) Colors

“Son, when I appoint a n****r to the [Supreme Court], I want everyone to know he’s a n****r.” -President Lyndon Johnson, discussing his decision to appoint Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court. From Lone Star Rising: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1908-1960, by Robert Dallek. Quote Source: http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2015/02/racist-american-presidents/lyndon-johnson Base Photo: President Lyndon Johnson on a National Park Service trading card. Photo… Read more →