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I am much in favor of the Social Security legislation. As far as the Works Program and its administration among the people of Harlem, I am constrained to say that discrimination and inequality exist. The Negro is not receiving the fair amount of jobs in the several projects that have been set up; in fact, I feel that the whole works program is so full of problems and difficulties that I seriously question the practical nature of it.  >>more...>>

Title:     Clergy Letter, The Church of St. Martin, New York City
Author:    Johnson, John H.
Source:     FDR Library, President's Personal File, Entry 21, Box 22
Date:     September 28, 1935

Publisher:     Clergy Letters
Type:     Letter

Listed Under:
Clergy Letters to FDR
Harlem, New York