|James Storm Thurmond|
|Political party:|| Democratic Party (1946–1964 before the Democrats became Liberal)
Republican (1964–2003 when the Democrats were becoming more Liberal)
|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.