Choose one of the topics for your main post. Respond to at least one student who
Choose one of the topics for your main post. Respond to at least one student who answered a different question from you. The answers should come from your textbook, the book of primary source documents, the assigned website, the lecture, videos, and the research you conducted in the APUS Library. Respond as many times as you wish. Your two best responses will be graded. Check the Note. The initial post with well referenced facts is due by Wednesday, 11:55 p.m. ET and 2 peer responses are due by Friday, 11:55 p.m. ET. Do not research on the Internet. 1. What did the New Deal do for Blacks? The black press said that the National Recovery Administration (NRA) actually stood for "Negro Run Around" or "Negroes Ruined Again." Why did they write this? What examples can you find that support or refute these slogans? 2. How did James Baldwin compare the African-American experience to the Algerian experience in France? Why did Baldwin go to France? 3. Historians recognize the importance of model figures. In the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s which African Americans were model figures to African Americans? How did they influence white Americans to see African Americans differently? 4. Explain what the Black Cabinet was and who was in it? Was this a political move by FDR to gain the Black Vote? 5. Discuss A. Philip Randolph, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, and what this meant for the Civil Rights Movement that will be developed after WWII?
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