Why Public Sector Unions are a Really Bad Idea

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yes he did and in what way was he racist he lived during a racist time he did what he could he did do things for blacks
In June 1941, Roosevelt issued Executive Order 8802, which created the Fair Employment Practice Committee (FEPC). It was the most important federal move in support of the rights of African-Americans between Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The President's order stated that the federal government would not hire any person based on their race, color, creed, or national origin[citation needed]. The FEPC enforced the order to ban discriminatory hiring within the federal government and in corporations that received federal contracts. Millions of blacks and women



achieved better jobs and better pay as a result. The war brought the race issue to the forefront. The Army had been segregated since the Civil War and the Navy since the Wilson administration. But by 1940, the African-American vote had largely shifted from Republican to Democrat, and African-American leaders like Walter Francis White of the NAACP and T. Arnold Hill of the Urban League had become recognized as part of the Roosevelt coalition. In June 1941, at the urging of A. Philip Randolph, the leading African-American trade unionist, Roosevelt signed an executive order establishing the Fair Employment Practice Committee and prohibiting discrimination by any government agency, including the armed forces. In practice the services, particularly the Navy and the Marines, found ways to evade this order — the Marine Corps remained all-white until 1942.[1] In September 1942, at Eleanor's instigation, Roosevelt met with a delegation of African-American leaders, who demanded full integration into the forces, including the right to serve in combat roles and in the Navy, the Marine Corps and the United States Army Air Forces. Roosevelt agreed, but then did nothing to implement his promise. It was left to his successor, Harry S. Truman, to fully desegregate the armed forces.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and civil rights - Wikipedia
FDR was so racist he wouldn't let black Americans kill white Nazis. He sent them to fight the Japanese. He wouldn't even let blacks make weapons to fight the white Nazis.
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#53
FDR was so racist he wouldn't let black Americans kill white Nazis. He sent them to fight the Japanese. He wouldn't even let blacks make weapons to fight the white Nazis.
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and in what way were those his policies? again executive order 8802 prohibited discrimination in the defense industry Roosevelt was viewed as a hero by many African Americans, Catholics, and Jews, and he was highly successful in attracting large majorities of these voters into his New Deal coalition.[329] He won strong support from Chinese Americans and Filipino Americans, but not Japanese Americans, as he presided over their internment in concentration camps during the war.[330] African Americans and Native Americans fared well in two New Deal relief programs, the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Indian Reorganization Act, respectively. Sitkoff reports that the WPA "provided an economic floor for the whole black community in the 1930s, rivaling both agriculture and domestic service as the chief source" of income.[331] He did, however, appoint a "Black Cabinet" of African American advisers to advise on race relations and African American issues, and he publicly denounced lynching as "murder."[3In 1941, Roosevelt established the Fair Employment Practices Committee (FEPC) to implement Executive Order 8802, which prohibited racial and religious discrimination in employment among defense contractors. The FEPC was the first national program directed against employment discrimination, and it played a major role in opening up new employment opportunities to non-white workers. During World War II, the proportion of African American men employed in manufacturing positions rose significantly.[334] In response to Roosevelt's policies, African Americans increasingly defected from the Republican Party during the 1930s and 1940s, becoming an important Democratic voting bloc in several Northern states.[332]
 
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FDR was so racist he wouldn't let black Americans kill white Nazis. He sent them to fight the Japanese. He wouldn't even let blacks make weapons to fight the white Nazis.
http://www.nisk.k12.ny.us/fdr/1943/43_gifs/large/43040802.GIF
April 1943
In September 1942, at Eleanor's instigation, Roosevelt met with a delegation of African-American leaders, who demanded full integration into the forces, including the right to serve in combat roles and in the Navy, the Marine Corps and the United States Army Air Forces. Roosevelt agreed, but then did nothing to implement his promise. It was left to his successor, Harry S. Truman, to fully desegregate the armed forces... eventually truman desegregated the military, you must know fdr was not a racist he lived in a racist society a very racist society there was very little he could do without angering white racists in the south everyone was racist then democrats and republicans, and yet he did a lot at rick to his standing in politics he took big risks to help the blacks
 
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The purpose of that EO was to allow white European refugees who were not US citizens to work in war plants. It didn't do shit for black people.

Do you see any black workers in this picture of the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers in Texas?

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Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, Oct 1942; note P-51B or P-51C Mustang fighter at right ww2dbase
[Photo] Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, Oct 1942; note P-51B or P-51C Mustang fighter at right
 
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The purpose of that EO was to allow white European refugees who were not US citizens to work in war plants. It didn't do shit for black people.

Do you see any black workers in this picture of the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers in Texas?

https://ww2db.com/images/other_none772.jpg
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, Oct 1942; note P-51B or P-51C Mustang fighter at right ww2dbase
[Photo] Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, Oct 1942; note P-51B or P-51C Mustang fighter at right
Executive Order 8802 was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 25, 1941, to prohibit ethnic or racial discrimination in the nation's defense industry.
The order required federal agencies and departments involved with defense production to ensure that vocational and training programs were administered without discrimination as to "race, creed, color, or national origin." All defense contracts were to include provisions that barred private contractors from discrimination as well.
FDR was an old man in a wheel chair in a very racist nation a nation filled with white ass holes like you , he did what he could, you cant wave a magic wand and expect a law to change society he was not a racist if he was guilty of anything it was being pragmatic.. like lbj he stuck with the war because he feared if he was soft on communism it would endanger his dmoestic agenda, it was 1943 for fuck sake segregation in the south lasted well into the early 60s and the were mesegination laws on the books, for christ sakes how do you blame fdr for the fact that ass holeracists like you exist? he did what he could which was admirable for the times.. licoln wanted to abolish slavery but stated es preserve it to save the unio men arent perfect and they are not all powerful.. political leaders dont have super powers and they have to be realistic to stay in power, if you lose power what good can you do?
 
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The purpose of that EO was to allow white European refugees who were not US citizens to work in war plants. It didn't do shit for black people.

Do you see any black workers in this picture of the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers in Texas?

https://ww2db.com/images/other_none772.jpg
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, Oct 1942; note P-51B or P-51C Mustang fighter at right ww2dbase
[Photo] Consolidated Aircraft Corporation workers, Fort Worth, Texas, United States, Oct 1942; note P-51B or P-51C Mustang fighter at right
Executive Order 8802 was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 25, 1941, to prohibit ethnic or racial discrimination in the nation's defense industry. It also set up the Fair Employment Practice Committee. Executive Order 8802 - Wikipedia
 
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FDR's mother threatened to disinherit him. FDR's mother was a conservative and forget what that spat was about except FDR was turning too liberal for her. FDR acquiesced to her one demand.
 
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FDR's mother threatened to disinherit him. FDR's mother was a conservative and forget what that spat was about except FDR was turning too liberal for her. FDR acquiesced to her one demand.

FDR's mother threatened to disinherit him because Frankie was having an affair with Lucy Mercer and Eleanor said she would grant Frank a divorce. FDR's mother insisted that he GIVE UP Mercer or else. Franklin said he would....and he did for a while, but Mercer was with Roosevelt when he died. Just one more philandering president.
 

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