The black population in the south had moved north and to the west - it was called The Great Migration - 6 million African Americans moved out of the rural South to the Northeast, Midwest and West by the late 1960s.<quoted text>Who became republicans after Civil Rights of the '60's. Just whose Solid South did you see Tuesday night, dumb carol.
Look it up if you don't believe me.
The Republicans had nothing to do with the southern Democrats in the south before the 1960s.
The southern bloc of Democrats, however, filibustered the Civil Rights Act of 1964.