Originally Posted by John in Woodbridge
Although he wasn't perfect, I didn't think it was too bad under Reagan. From what I remember, Reagan just ignored blacks (and their whining) all together. But there has been quite a demographic shift since the '80's. As said before, we are probably beyond accomplishing anything via the voting booth.
Reagan put on his tough-guy grimace and whites were lulled to sleep, thinking they had won. He was a Trojan horse.