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Do YOU contend that the late President Lyndon B. Johnson's war on

  1. gmwilliams profile image82
    gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago

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    poverty programs in January 1964 and subsequent social improvement programs of the 1960s and 1970s e.g. urban renewal and affirmative action programs helped or hurt America's Blacks in the long run?  Discuss.

    1. Credence2 profile image86
      Credence2posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, they helped. I know from personal experience we had no chance before them.

      1. gmwilliams profile image82
        gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        While it helps some escape to the middle and more affluent classes, for many it created a culture of socioeconomic dependency.

        1. Credence2 profile image86
          Credence2posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          If the powers that be had their way, the difference would have been that there would not have been a choice for none of us regardless of drive or talent. You have been around long enough to know what it was like in the "before time"

 
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