Roosevelt on Equality

From the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a Causes of Conflict Partner:

FEATURED DOCUMENT: In June of 1941, five months before the United States’ entry into World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination by government defense contractors. To see one of Roosevelt’s letters defending racial equality for military personnel, click here:

http://www.gilderlehrman.org/collection/docs_current.html

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