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Other statues on the Capitol grounds include Confederate Gen. John B. Gordon and segregationists Sen. Richard Russell and Gov. Eugene Talmadge.
This Buckley defended Sen. Joseph McCarthy, flirted with the John Birch Society, and condoned the violence of Southern segregationists.
Similarly, the statue of Supreme Court justice and segregationist Roger B. Taney was taken down from the Maryland State House grounds after midnight Friday, representing a change of heart by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
The second spike began in the early 1950s and lasted through the 1960s, as the civil rights movement led to a backlash among segregationists.
While Alderman Edwin Fifielski backed the segregationists, powerful grassroots organizations sprung from that struggle to fight for inclusion.
Both southern segregationists and soft-on-Communism left-liberals seized the opportunity to run separate candidates, in separate parties: Strom Thurmond and the Dixiecrats, and Henry Wallace's Progressive Party.
Rebelling against the segregationists in her midst, Holdman joined drives to register black voters in the South in the 1960s.
During the Jim Crow years, barbecue joints became emblematic of the segregationist South, as racially distinct as lunch counters.
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: a person who supports racial segregation
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