The first Grand Wizard of the KKK was honored at the 1868 Democratic National Convention.  No Democrats voted for the 14th Amendment to grant citizenship to former slaves.  And to this day, the Democratic Party ignores those decades of racism.  (Also, Democrats were the ones who violently resisted the integration of schools - remember Orval Faubus? And kept the Jim Crow laws in place and other shameful practices.) And, suddenly, the Democrats accuse the Conservatives of being racist…

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Good to know fact: Byrd was a democrat and a member of the kkk! How many recent republicans can you say that about?

interview with Orval Faubus about the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School

interview with Orval Faubus about the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School

The Little Rock Nine were a group of African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, and then attended after the intervention of President Eisenhower, is considered to be one of the most important events in the African American Civil Rights Movement.

The Little Rock Nine Are Now Eight: The Ancestors Bring Home Jefferson Thomas

The Little Rock Nine were an integral part of the Civil Rights Movement. They were a group of African Americans that were racially segregated.

Orval Faubus for  Bumper Sticker ~ Arkansas Segregationist

Orval Faubus for Bumper Sticker ~ Arkansas Segregationist

Orval Faubus for Bumper Sticker ~ Arkansas Segregationist

The Little Rock Nine was a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, and then attended after the intervention of President Eisenhower, is considered to be one of the most important events in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

Elizabeth Eckford is one of the African American students known as the Little Rock Nine. On September she and eight other African American students attempted to enter Little Rock Central High School, which had previously only accepted white students

Orval Eugene Faubus (1910-1994) Thirty-sixth Govenor (1955-1967)

Orval Eugene Faubus Thirty-sixth Govenor

Governor Orval Faubus of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent The Little Rock Nine from enrolling in Central High School. Several segregationist councils threatened to hold protests at Central High and physically block theGovernor Orval Faubus of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent The Little Rock Nine from enrolling in Central High School. Several segregationist councils threatened to hold protests at Central High and physically block the black students from…

Governor Orval Faubus of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent The Little Rock Nine from enrolling in Central High School. Several segregationist councils threatened to hold protests at Central High and physically block theGovernor Orval Faubus of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent The Little Rock Nine from enrolling in Central High School. Several segregationist councils threatened to hold protests at Central High and physically block the black students from…

Orval Faubus

Central High Marks 50 Years of Desegregation

Orval Eugene Faubus was an American politician who served as Governor of Arkansas from 1955 to

Arkansas governor Orval Faubus, head-and-shoulders portrait, seated, facing right, holding sign reading "Against racial integration of all s...

[Arkansas governor Orval Faubus, head-and-shoulders portrait, seated, facing right, holding sign reading "Against racial integration of all schools within the Little Rock school district"]

1957 little rock nine  | Governor Orval Faubus - More like putting the iron fist in racist America.

Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to prevent nine black students from entering Central High School in Little Rock.

Teenager Elizabeth Eckford  with snarling white parents following as she is turned away from entering Central High School by Arkansas National Guardsmen under orders from Gov. Orval Faubus.

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

elizabeth-eckford walks to central high school in little rock arkansas under the protection of soldiers after black students were admitted for the first

Orval Faubus’ School Issues – and the 1954 Run for Governor

Orval Faubus& School Issues & and the 1954 Run for Governor

Orval Faubus was a staunch racist he hated blacks, he was a Democrat and he died a Democrat. Picture of Democrat Bill Clinton with Orval Faubus.

Orval Faubus was a staunch racist he hated blacks, he was a Democrat and he died a Democrat. Picture of Democrat Bill Clinton with Orval Faubus.

John Kennedy and Orval Faubus Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus greets President Kennedy on his visit to dedicate the $46.7 million Greers Ferry dam at Heber Springs, Arkansas.  Date Photogra phed:October 03, 1963.❋❋❋❋ ❋ ❋    ❋  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy

John Kennedy and Orval Faubus Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus greets President Kennedy on his visit to dedicate the $46.7 million Greers Ferry dam at Heber Springs, Arkansas. Date Photogra phed:October 03, 1963.❋❋❋❋ ❋ ❋ ❋ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy

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