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Add Hypocrite To His Legacy (tags)
"All the laws of Washington and all the bayonets of the Army cannot force the Negroes into our homes, our schools, our churches" -- Strom Thurmond, 1948
Segregationist senator fathered mixed-race child (tags)
In 1925 Strom Thurmond fathered a child by a 16 year old African-American, Carrie Butler. Thurmond, then 22 was living with his parents in Edgefield, South Carolina, and worked as a teacher and high school coach.