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Unformatted text preview: d ol r /C a t-W os P ar W The Cold War Soviet Union Stronger than Ever Double V Campaign § Biological Racism Discredited § Nazism War Labor Force § Black Women & Women expected to return § Accelerated Migration § Mechanization of Farming § Manufacturing Municipal Jobs Post-War Bust Black Unemployment surged as whites took positions Southern planters & Women § Agricultural workers excluded from benefits § Cigarette Manufacturing in South § Tobacco unions (black women) § Success of Mail Unions Depended Upon women (wives, mothers & sisters) § Boycotts of unfair employers § Church networks, kinship etc. New Deal Benefits Social Security Act (1935) The National Labor Relations Act (1935) Fair Labor Standards Act (1938) When Affirmative Action was White Discrimination in Building Trade Unions Public Universities Publicly supported mortgages FHA, VA Loans Public Housing Education Benefits GI Bill, Land Grant Universities Anti-Discrimination Relied on Individual Complaints § State Level Actions etc. Truman 1947 Ended Segregation in Armed Forces 1954 Brown V. Board of Education Union Discrimination was difficult to address Civil Rights Branded as “communist” § Red Scare (DuBois etc.) § White Workers Attached to race identity ...
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