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Old 01-13-2018, 04:10 PM
Myers (Offline)
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Maybe the integration of the military had an effect on "elected officials" in the north.

I'm assuming that roughly the same ratio of elected officials in the south served in the military. But it didn't seem to have any effect on them whatsoever -- where Jim Crow was the law of the land.

Again -- it took the civil rights movement and the intervention of sympathetic northerners to pressure northern lawmakers to end Jim Crow. Without them, it would have gone on indefinitely -- regardless of who gained insight through military service. A factor -- sure, I'll buy that. As significant or MORE significant than the civil rights movement? No way. Seems to be some reluctance on your part to give credit where it's due.

Otherwise, you're certainly entitled to your opinion...

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