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Land of the Free: 7 Racist Statements by US Presidents

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, 1858

“I will say, then, that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races — that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes.”

Lyndon B. Johnson,

Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964

“I’ll have those blacks voting Democratic for the next 200 years.”

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