Civil and Social Rights of the Negro

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Race Discrimination as National Problem

Finding that discrimination against Negroes in New York state is widespread, particularly in the fields of employment, education, housing, recreation, and hospitalization, an official Commission on the Condition of the Urban Negro Population has recommended passage by the New York legislature of 14 specific measures to improve the economic, social, and cultural opportunities of the state's 500,000 Negro residents. The fact, as shown by the commission's two-year investigation, that Negroes do not share equally with white persons the rights and privileges ...

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