End of slavery?
Voting rights for African-Americans or other racial minority groups?
Voting rights for women?
Equal treatment under the law for racial minorities and women?
Basic human rights are not a matter of popular opinion, which can always be manipulated through fear and doubt to incite all of our worst bigotries.
This is something that needs to be dealt with nationally, from an enlightened leadership.
Pity all we have is sheep and wolves.