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Ku Klux Klan influence grew in Texas in the late 1910s and early 1920s. Why did Texas voters defeat the Klan in the 1924 governor’s election?
In the 1944 presidential election, and in response to the Smith vs. Allwright case, this new political party in Texas called for, “Return of states’ rights which have been destroyed by the communist-controlled New Deal,” and, “Restoration of the supremacy of the white race, which has been destroyed by the communistcontrolled New Deal.”
In 1947 Democratic President Truman ordered the desegregation of the armed forces. At the 1948 Democratic Convention, Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota said, “The time has arrived for the Democratic Party to get out of the shadow of states’ rights and walk forthrightly into the bright sunshine of human rights.” Strom Thurmond left the party and
In 1946, Herman Sweatt was rejected from the law school at the University of Texas because he was black. In 1950, he eventually won his case in the Supreme Court of the United States, Sweatt v. Painter. While his case was in the courts, students and faculty at the University of Texas
After the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education decision struck down the segregation of children by race in public schools, Texas Governor Allan Shivers said
As one of the first black students at the University of Texas in the 1950s, Barbara Smith Conrad was denied the opportunity to sing the lead role in an opera because
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