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The REAL History of the Democratic Party – from the National Black Republican Association

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How many school children know that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a registered Republican? Not many, I’d wager. How many school children would understand the racist roots of the Democratic party? Again, don’t bet on it.

More than a few years ago I was given some of the contents from a trunk that had remained shut since the early 1900’s, and inside were some pretty interesting items. But the most interesting item to me was the small stack of Texas Democratic ballots I found that had the certification saying, “I pledge that I am a white democrat…”

So, if you weren’t white, you couldn’t use the ballot. I still have those ballots. They belonged to a rich, white man who has a park named after him in Texas. I knew his family… as far as I know, they remain democrats to this day.

Here is a You Tube video from the National Black Republican Association, lead by Francis Rice. It contains information that many black democrats are more than likely unaware of.

Those who do not know their history are doomed to repeat it.

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  1. […] The REAL History of the Democratic Party – from the National Black … How many school children would understand the racist roots of the Democratic party? Again, don’t bet on it. More than a few years ago I was given some of the contents from a trunk that had remained shut since the early 1900’s, … […]

  2. […] The REAL History of the Democratic Party – from the National Black … How many school children would understand the racist roots of the Democratic party? Again, don’t bet on it. More than a few years ago I was given some of the contents from a trunk that had remained shut since the early 1900’s, … […]


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