I'm starting to lose track of all these things so, if only for my own housekeeping needs, here's a ...
THREAD OF THREADS.
Overview of the party realignment over civil rights:
Politics of the 1920s Klan:
Democrats and 1960s Civil Rights Laws:
"But Republicans Voted in Higher Percentages for the Civil Rights Act":
Republicans and the "Southern Strategy" (debunking a Prager U video):
The Rise of Southern Republicans:
Some Southern Democrats Who Switched Parties:
George Wallace's Offer to Switch Parties:
The Assassination of Medgar Evers:
Ruby Bridges (and Betsy DeVos)
Dixiecrats in North Carolina: Willis Smith, Kerr Scott and Jesse Helms:
And, for comic relief, the most important thread.
Trumpworld as Bond Villains:
I'm sure I'm forgetting some, so feel free to add them here.
Supreme Court Nominations in an Election Year:
Was Obama the "Most Partisan President Ever"? No.
Trump Isn't Truman
I suppose I should add this thread on threads to this thread of threads.
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Immigration Panic, the Second Ku Klux Klan and the Nuremberg Laws
Trump, Rosa Parks and the Ellis Island awards:
The Political History of the Flag Salute:
The Klan, the NAACP and "Extremists on Both Sides"
Yes, Virginia, the Civil War Was About Slavery:
Race, Murder and Moving Beyond the Numbers:
The Georgia State Flag and Segregationists
Birthright Citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment:
The "Willie Horton" Ad
Voting Rights Martyrs
Civil Rights Activism in Georgia, Then and Now
The Long History of Anti-Lynching Legislation
The Politics of Anti-Semitism: Nixon, Agnew, Buchanan and Trump
JFK Was a Liberal
JFK Was a Liberal, Pt. 2
“Gay Rights Are Civil Rights”
The Conservatism of Southern Democrats
The Conservatism of Southern Democrats, Pt. II
Conservatism and Segregation in National Review
The Conservative Coalition in the New Deal Era
The Party Realignment on Civil Rights, Take 2
Lee Atwater on the Southern Strategy
Richard Nixon and Honor America Day
Mississippi Segregationists: Democrats and Republicans
Actually, There *Were* Some Republican Slaveowners
The "Lily White Movement"
No, the Southern Strategy was not a "Myth"
Dixiecrats and Republicans
Berkeley Free Speech Movement
Nixon and Affirmative Action
Margaret Chase Smith and McCarthy
Silent Sam and Confederate Monuments
The Bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham
The Blinding of Isaac Woodard
The Nixon White House and Anti-Busing
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