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James Storm Thurmond
20151031 102003
Mr. Thurmond
Political party: Democratic Party (1946–1964 before the Democrats became Liberal)

Republican (1964–2003 when the Democrats were becoming more Liberal)

Education: Clemson University
Religion Southern Baptist
Born December 5, 1902
June 26, 2003 (aged 100)

I want to tell you, ladies and gentlemen, there’s not enough troops in the army to force tThe southern people to break down segregation and accept the Negro [pronounced Nigra] into our theatres, into our swimming pools, into our homes, and into our churches." (Strom Thurmond)

James Strom Thurmond was a Racist or a Political opportunits who fought for the segregation that Jim Crow represented. Despite this he had a relationship with a Black maid and fathered a child with her. Strom Thurmond never publicly acknowledged his own daughter or had a good relationship with her because she was part Black. [1] [2] [3] [4]



ReferencesEdit

  1. Dear Old Clemson: It's Time To Stop Honoring Racist Strom Thurmond
  2. The Hypocrite: Strom Thurmond’s Lasting Legacy
  3. Strom Thurmond's Daughter, Essie Mae Washington Williams, Dies
  4. Essie Mae Washington-Williams, Child of Famous but Secret Father, Dies at 87

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