Today's American Minute — Race Politics: LBJ's BIG SWITCH from INTIMIDATION to ENTITLEMENT as means to control minority voters - American Minute with Bill Federer

Race Politics & LBJ's BIG SWITCH from INTIMIDATION to ENTITLEMENT as means to control minority voters - American Minute with Bill Federer

Race Politics: LBJ's BIG SWITCH from INTIMIDATION to ENTITLEMENT as means to control minority voters - American Minute with Bill Federer

Race Politics & LBJ's BIG SWITCH from INTIMIDATION to ENTITLEMENT as means to control minority voters - American Minute with Bill Federer

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written (NY: New American Library, 1977, p. 155), quoted Democrat Senator Lyndon Johnson telling Democrat Senator Richard Russell regarding the Civil Rights Act of 1957:
"These Negroes, they’re getting pretty uppity these days and that’s a problem for us since they’ve got something now they never had before, the political pull to back up their uppityness.
Now we’ve got to do something about this, we’ve got to give them a little something, just enough to quiet them down, not enough to make a difference ..."

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