Role Of African Americans In Ww2

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Throughout World War II, African Americans had numerous reasons to be angry and resistive as America entered the war. Several were originally unwilling to support the war because they could not overlook the unfulfilled promises made by World War I. African Americans were dealing with things such as segregation and discrimination, which were the main ones. Although African Americans were dealing with things such as these they were able to obtain a better life during the WWII. The growth of industrialization allowed many African-Americans to vigorously help their country in a number of ways. Higher wages and additional incentives empowered African-Americans to move to the Northeast and the West where war industry jobs were
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