Worst Senator in U.S. History, Theodore Bilbo, Ruled Over DC Like Plantation Overseer

Overwhelming Senate passage of legislation giving DC residents a voting representative in the U.S. House of Representatives reminds me of the long history of the struggle for DC Voting Rights. It was, or should have been, an integral part of the civil rights movement, because of the historic disenfranchisement of African Americans in the district. … Continue reading Worst Senator in U.S. History, Theodore Bilbo, Ruled Over DC Like Plantation Overseer