Lyndon B. Johnson
Tim Scott said during the second GOP presidential debate that slavery wasn't as "hard to survive" for Black families as LBJ's "Great Society" welfare program.
One of the Civil Rights Movement‘s most notable figures has come forward blasting recent claims that then-President Lyndon B. Johnson spearheaded the idea behind the marches in Selma. In fact, SNCC co-founder Diane Nash suggests that LBJ’s signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was nothing more than a delayed reaction to the deaths of […]
In a recent op-ed, Joseph A. Califano Jr., a top aide for President Lyndon B. Johnson, found fault with how LBJ was portrayed in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma,” directed by Ava DuVernay. In his Washington Post piece, Califano wrote: The makers of the new movie “Selma” apparently just couldn’t resist taking dramatic, trumped-up license […]
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