, who is known as a U.S. civil right movement supporter, reportedly is being sued for racism. Business Insider reports that a group of Croatian in France takes offense on the singer's statement which was published by the French version of the magazine last year and they are currently suing both parties.
When asked about parallels between the 1860s and present-day America, Dylan answered at that time, "Mmm, I don't know how to put it. It's like... the United States burned and destroyed itself for the sake of slavery. The USA wouldn't give it up. It had to be grinded out. The whole system had to be ripped out with force. A lot of killing. What, like, 500,000 people? A lot of destruction to end slavery. And that's what it really was all about."