My whole point is, there would be NO OPPORTUNITY for blacks, women, or any other non-whites, if my ancestors didn't fight for their freedoms, like EQUAL rights under the laws as stated in the constitution! The southerners DID NOT want equal rights for black people, period!<quoted text>
It's 2012, almost 2013.
You want opportunity and success but when someone tries to get it, you attack them for it.
The Toms sided with those bigots, and still today, you have just a "handful" of conservatives who are black, that the rightwing points to as being proof that the Republicans are not racist. Those handfuls are mostly apologist (Toms) for the bigots in the right. I've NEVER heard Michael Steele, JC Watts, Clarence Thomas, Condie Rice, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson or ANY of them, tell rightwing talk show host or any politician that used loaded racist imagery, to knock it off!
They, like their "Tom" ancestors did, just looked out the window and drunk their cool tea and bit into the hot cornbread. Those people are opportunistic, self-centered, individualistic, and selfserving who could give a damn about the plight of poor blacks. That is why the right loves them so much, they'll stay in their place and keep their mouths shut! We hate Toms!!!