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The black cabinet: the untold story of African Americans and politics during the age of Roosevelt

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display_description"In 1932 in the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt won the presidency with the help of key African American defectors from the Republican Party. At the time, most African Americans lived in poverty in the South, denied citizenship rights and terrorized by white violence. But Roosevelt's victory created the opportunity for a group of African American intellectuals and activists to join his administration as racial affairs experts. Known as the Black Cabinet, they organized themselves into an unofficial council. They innovated antidiscrimination policy, documented the New Deal's inequalities, led programs that lifted people out of poverty and paved the way for greater federal accountability to African Americans and a greater black presence in government. But the Black Cabinet never won official recognition from Roosevelt, and with his death, it disappeared from history. This is its story"--
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subject_facetAfrican Americans -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano), -- 1882-1945 -- Relations with African Americans
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- 20th century
title_displayThe black cabinet : the untold story of African Americans and politics during the age of Roosevelt
title_fullThe Black Cabinet The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics During the Age of Roosevelt
The black cabinet : the untold story of African Americans and politics during the age of Roosevelt / Jill Watts
title_shortThe black cabinet
title_subthe untold story of African Americans and politics during the age of Roosevelt
topic_facetAfrican Americans
Economic conditions
History
Legal status, laws, etc
Nonfiction
Political aspects
Politics and government
Race relations
Relations with African Americans
Roosevelt, Franklin D
Sociology
United States