How did Philip Randolph get President Truman to change the way the military treated it black soldiers?
How did A Philip Randolph get President Truman to change the way the military treated its black soldiers?
On 2 February 1948 President Harry S. Truman issued an executive order desegregating the Armed Forces of the United States; his order opened all MOS's and combat units to Afro-Americans. Rep A. Philip Randolph bartered the Black votes Truman needed to get elected president for Truman's order to abolish racial segregation in the Armed Forces.
How did A Philip Randolph persuade Truman to change the way the military treated its black soliders?
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