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The New Deal and African Americans
A discussion of the New Deal's impact on African Americans.
# 122159 | 1,000 words | 13 sources | 2008 | US

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This paper provides an assessment of the impact of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal policies on African Americans. Though civil rights and black institutions were strengthened during the era, the assessment maintains that rampant racism and discrimination prevented Blacks from receiving fair assistance compared to Whites.

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"In Harvard Sitkoff's' A New Deal for Blacks' the author maintains that the Great Depression and the New Deal increased public recognition of the plight of African Americans but little was harvested from these seeds of recognition. As Sitkoff writes for civil rights the depression decade proved to be a time of planting not harvesting. This analysis will discuss the impact of Franklin D Roosevelt's New Deal on African Americans, including the growth of Black institutions and the ambien tracism that still hampered..."

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