Howard U to Rand Paul: We Know Our History. And Yours

During the Republican senator's remarks at the HBCU, statements about the NAACP's founders and Paul's relationship with the Civil Rights Act reportedly didn't go over too well. 

Rand Paul (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Rand Paul (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Paul got a warm reception from the Howard audience for some of his positions on foreign policy and the war on drugs. But in what seems like a tacit acknowledgement that his past position on a piece of historic civil rights legislation is embarrassing, Paul fibbed about what that position actually was …

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