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Do we still need the government to end racial discrimination?

Do we still need the government to end racial discrimination? | Executive Order 8802 Double V Campaign | Scoop.it
With two weeks left in the term, the Supreme Court is set to deliver a series of high profile rulings on civil right cases.
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the Department of Housing and Urban Development released its 2012 report "Housing Discrimination againts Racial and Ethnic Minoreties". The report found that unequal treatment continues to carry on. HUD found that black, Asian and Hispanic renters and homebuyers are told about and shown fewer homes and apartments than white renters and home buyers. 

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Vocabulary List

Discrimination - The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories.

Victims of racial discrimination.

 

FEPC - Fair Employment Practices Commission.

There shall be no discrimination.

 

NAACP - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

 

Armed Forces – The military forces of a country.

I joined the Armed forces to protect my country.

 

Executive - A person or group having administrative or managerial authority in an organization.

The President is part of the executive branches

 

Equality  - The state or quality of being equal.

All people in USA are treated equally.

 

Racial - Of, relating to, or characteristic of race or races.

       Racial Equallity 

 

Civil Rights – A legal right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship.

Many minorities fight for civil rights such as the right to vote.

 

Abolishing - the action or an act of abolishing a system, practice, or institution.

The abolition of child labor.

 

Industry - economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories.

As stores close, the industry loses much more than a retail outlet

 

 

 

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Executive Order 8802 « Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement

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The Executive order 9981 was influenced and created 7 years later after the 8802 by the Executive Order 8802. This wanted to put an end to racial discrimination in the United States armed forces. This gave oppertunity to all the people in the armed forces. This is why today there is Women and Men in the armed forces. It banned discrimination in the armed forces. It also gave equallity.

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This is a poster of two men called "United We Win". The Office of War Information sponsered this poster. It shows factory workers planting an integrated aircraft plant during WW2. The Office of War Infromation was served as an important U.S. government propaganda agency during the war. It was created in 1942.  

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BBC - National 5 History - Civil rights campaigns 1945 to 1965 - Revision 2

BBC - National 5 History - Civil rights campaigns 1945 to 1965 - Revision 2 | Executive Order 8802 Double V Campaign | Scoop.it
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Asa Philip Randolph became the leader of BSCP (The Brotherhood of Sleeping cat Porters) an african american trade union. Randolph called for equality in the defence indusrty and the U.S. military. He threatend a mass demonstration in Washington unless his demands were met. President Roosevelt sent out an Executive order #8802.  

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Oxford AASC: Focus On African Americans in World War II

Oxford AASC: Focus On African Americans in World War II | Executive Order 8802 Double V Campaign | Scoop.it
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In the military, Benjamin O. Davis became the first african american general. The Army Airforce orginized its first all black squadron of pilots and black women were accepted in the Auxilary Army corps. The NAACP launched the Double V Campaign.  

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Do We Need Government to Fight Discrimination? | The Nation

Do We Need Government to Fight Discrimination? | The Nation | Executive Order 8802 Double V Campaign | Scoop.it
Bringing social justice to scale means using those institutions that can set and enforce equity standards on race, gender, sexuality, and more.
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People in Arizona want to stop Discrimination. A student asked if its posible to end Discrimination without building up government. The student didn't like Discrimination. She wanted to win racial Justiceshe also disliked interference in people’s lives. Fighting discrimination requires setting standards for people and behavior, educating everyone about those standards and creating some consequence for violating them.

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Racial Discrimination: An Army Survey

I’ve been focused on military issues lately – first the veteran vote, then a polling misfire by the Military Times – and now a fascinating new report soon to be published in the journal “Armed Forces & Society,” tackling the issue of racial discrimination in the Army. As Barack Obama prepares to take office as the first African-American president, the study underscores the work yet to be done beyond his individual accomplishment. It finds significant experiences of discrimination – including reverse discrimination – in the enlisted ranks and among minority officers, but much less so among white officers, whom it…
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84 percent of people beleive that there is less discrmination in the military. The army still faces descrimination and racial challenges. There will always be descrimination. Barack Obama became the first black President because of less descrimination in the USA military and in other places.   

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Oxford AASC: Photo Essay

Oxford AASC: Photo Essay | Executive Order 8802 Double V Campaign | Scoop.it
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This is a poster of Dorie Miller who joined the Navy. He is a hero of Pearl Harbor. In this poster he's wearing a cross he recieved from President Roosevelt for saving Captain Mervyn S. Bennion and shooting down two enemy aircrafts on the battleship West Virginia. He was the first African American to recieve the cross. Later he was killed in the battle of Tarawa.  

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This Primar Source is a newspaper. More publications are joining the Double V-Campaign in the 1940's. The N.Y governer publicated the Double V-Campaign. It has the 5 outstanding journals of the Double V-Campaign which is Washington tribune, Washington D.C, the Challenger, and Columbus, Ohio. A high school celebrated The Double V-Campaign in Pittsburgh. 800 college students supported the Double V-Campaign.

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Turning Point: World War II | Virginia Historical Society

Turning Point: World War II | Virginia Historical Society | Executive Order 8802 Double V Campaign | Scoop.it
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In the 1920's they gave jobs to black men and women. The NAACP increased the percentage of registrated black voters. In 1940, 19 percent of black men were unemployed. Black men forced President Franklin Roosevelt to send out an executive oreder #8802. It opened government jobs. This was the first Presidental action againts descrimination.  

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