Dr King’s dream began to be realised when President Lyndon Johnson passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It took a president to get it done.
well ... didn't it?
i mean, i myself am not especially inclined towards voting for Mrs. Clinton..
..but if i were to come up with a reason for why not?, that would not be it.
any [black] person with a set of Functioning Eyes & Ears should be able to easily find the truth in that proclamation of hers ─ i myself find it very hard to believe that white people, in majority, would have let go of their Prejudgatory Ways if no one had compelled them to.
in addition to the obvious-undercurrent of Racism/neo-Jim Crowism that's remained even after CRA1964, there are still individuals who are quite proud of their ignorance, and would love nothing more than to be granted even the slightest of opportunities to flaunt their hatred of and disrespect for blacks, et al.(♫)
why would you want to try to pretend That doesn't exist?
why would you want to try to pretend that it wouldn't require some kind of Outside Force to get fuckers to civilly act right?
so, give the chick a break ... take her apart on something that matters, please.
(♫) (i also have my eye trained on those non-caucasians who, in their desperate attempt to
- escape that Wrathful Grip of The White Anger;
- try to gain acceptance from Those Whites Who Do, Actively, Practice Discrimination,
actually adopt those Racist Attittudes, themselves.