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African Americans During the Second World War

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Department
History
Course
History 2301E
Professor
Aldona Sendzikas
Semester
Winter

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Tutorial 10Was there any difference in the livesexperiences of African Americans compared to the previous decades o National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peoplemembership increased 10 times reaching 500000 people in 1945Demanded a double campaign to gain victory over racial discrimination at home as well as over the Axis Powers o 1942founded the Congress for Racial Equality Employed strategy of nonviolent resistance to challenge Jim CrowSought to desegregate public facilities in northern cities o A Philip Randolph president of Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters warned FDR that if he didnt abolish discrimination in the armed forces African Americans would besiege Wash
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