African Americans During Ww2

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Conflicts during the 1930s through the 1970s were great, the mainstream idea would be due to World War II but what was significantly missed is the struggle that was at home. Different groups of individuals had to fight for their homes and jobs due to the unwillingness of equality of the white man. The values during this time were missing due to the ideas of a man who was out at war. Many different movements began and were impacted during this time women, African Americans, and Natives were all tremendous impacts on the war. Yet it seemed to take second place to the white man in history, even in areas that they significantly impacted on the war. This essay will highlight what has been significant for the United States during WWII the struggles …show more content…

Concerns over the attacks were coming from a small portion of the populations and the ideology was these attacks were due to racial discrimination, creating uproars in the public due to the long fight against discrimination between the different ethnic groups. With this challenging dilemma arising many of the public views were not willing to accept the thoughts of racism in the country, due to the thoughts of racism being a subject to the public that was undesired. Because of these attacks many of the ethnic groups feared for relocation in to camps due to what had happened to the Japanese Americans due to the war, yet they still wanted protection from the government from these assaults. The outcome of these attacks was separation between the servicemen and civilians, where certain areas were not accessible to the sailors due to the attacks and the need to protect the public. Inequality from the Zoot Suit Riots was only a portion of discrimination during wartime. The amount of participation the African American community had on the war effort is astounding the amount of time and energy they gave was undeniably helpful for the war. Many of the men and women helped whether it was on the battle field or in the factories providing resources for the …show more content…

The need for rights during this time continued and the understanding and willingness to organize civil rights for them continued to be a slow and unaffected change for this minority. Some of the changes that were greatly affected during war time were unfair employment, one of the leaders of the black movement at this time was Philip Randolph president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and National Negro Congress fought great lengths for the equal rights at home and overseas for the countries involvement in the

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