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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 →