1. The Republican Party fought slavery and was the party that brought it to and end through the Civil war.
2. For a hundred years, the Dims fought to keep the Blacks from voting and kept the Jim Crow laws active in the South to keep the Blacks 'in their place'.
3.. The GOP was the Party that finally got the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed.
4. When the Dixiecrats racists broke away from the Dim party and then returned to the main stream parties after 1964 -- this is how the segregationist Dixiecrats rejoined....
Dixiecrats who remained Democrats after 1964
Benjamin Travis Laney
Al Gore, Sr.
Bull Connor (our favorite liberal sheriff)
Dixiecrats who became Republicans after 1964:
That pretty well sums it up, doesn't it? And as an afterthought, the Dims have controlled Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago and more cities for years -- they sure have a record for elevating the status of the Black citizens of those cities, don't they!