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Here’s today's labor history: On this date in 1941, at the urging of labor and civil rights leader A. Philip Randolph, president Franklin Roosevelt issued an executive order barring discrimination in defense industries.
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Today’s labor quote is by president Franklin Roosevelt, in a statement accompanying the Order banning discrimination in defense industries.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who said:
"The democratic way of life within the nation can be defended successfully only with the help and support of all groups."