Everybody knows that history, everybody also knows those southern bigots abandoned the Democratic Party after passage of the Civil Rights Act. Everybody also knows which Party welcomed them into the fold and that that is what shapes that Party today. See "Solid South" and the "Southern Strategy".<quoted text>
Do you really not know the history of the Democrat Party in the Deep South from the Civil War until the mid 1960s and that this bloc of Democrats were very powerful in thwarting every single piece of civil rights legislation - including the mid 1960s?
Knowledge is power, Lily. You're looking a little limp right now.
Today is what matters.