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- abbreviation Fair Employment Practices Commission
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President Roosevelt would also agree to set up a Fair Employment Practices Committee FEPC to ensure compliance.
Committee (FEPC), after a march by 50,000 black Americans is threatened by A. Philip Randolph to protest unfair labor practices in the government and the war industry.
What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?: Timeline ITY Brown University 1997
He told me that when he got the chance through the FEPC to take the exam, he was so proud, he scored a 95; he knew he was going to be a pioneer for his race.
Landon Lecture 1997
No. Down the road, they were saying no to FEPC, hell no to integrating schools, you know.
FEPC stuff thrown at him, he had to back peddle or felt he had to.
He never could come around on things like FEPC or anti-lynching.
I think I voted for all of the bills except FEPC and the 1964 bill.
Unless I could see the list I really can't ... the only one I specifically recall opposing was the FEPC.
At the time I ran for the Senate the hottest issue of his ten points was the FEPC, the establishment of the
Thus our attention is drawn to one of the few pieces of civil rights legislation which the Senator failed to support (an early FEPC bill) while the Senator's incredibly courageous record in supporting other civil rights measures is ignored.
Kefauver Blair, John M. 1965