|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
- Clergy Letters to FDR
- Harlem, New York