Facebook Twitter Pinterest State troopers beat civil rights protesters in Selma, Alabama on 7 March 1965.
In 2016, Donald Trump won 23 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties that had previously voted for Barack Obama; Joe Biden won back just two.
For a few short years after the civil war, in what is called the Reconstruction era, civil rights were enforced in the south and the suffrage of freed slaves enabled and protected.
The civil rights movement partly addressed that betrayal.
So you say stuff like forced busing [and] states’ rights.