To prohibit racial discrimination in the national defense industry. To promote equal opportunity. (Fair Employment Act)
executive order 9066
it authorizedd the secretary of war to establish military zones on the West Cost and remove any or all persons from such zones.
Establishment of CORE
It organized sit ins at resturants called the Jack Spratt Coffe house, groups of core members, including at least one African American, filled the restaurant's counter and booths. They refused to leave until everyone was served.
Zoot Suit Riots
Series of riots during WW2, that erupted in Los Angeles California. The men wore a long drapped jacket and baggy pants with tight cuffs.
Race Riot in Detroit
White workers and homeowners feared and resented newcome. The riots killed 34 people and caused millions of dollars worth of damage.