Presentation Title

Robert C. Byrd's Post World War II Involvement with African American Integration

Presenter Information

Jebediah Hunter DickersonFollow

Document Type

Panel Presentation

Keywords

Robert C. Byrd, African American Integration, Klu Klux Klan

Biography

Name: Jebediah Hunter Dickeron

Age:23

Location: Wayne, West Virginia

Degree: Bachelor's in Political Science

Major

Masters of Public Administration

Advisor for this project

Dr. Arthur

Start Date

21-4-2017 3:00 PM

End Date

21-4-2017 4:15 PM

Abstract

The research in this paper will direct attention towards the integration of African Americans back into the United States after World War II. This controversial topic is just one policy of which the long serving United States Senator Robert C. Byrd was not in favor of. Speculation on Byrd’s view point will be delved into during this discussion of integrating World War II hero’s back home. Focus will be directed towards the years of 1942 through 1946 and the policies forming around integration at that time. Information surrounding the Klu Klux Klan will also be introduced as the Klan played part in the integration of African Americans reentering the United States after the War.

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Robert C. Byrd's Post World War II Involvement with African American Integration

The research in this paper will direct attention towards the integration of African Americans back into the United States after World War II. This controversial topic is just one policy of which the long serving United States Senator Robert C. Byrd was not in favor of. Speculation on Byrd’s view point will be delved into during this discussion of integrating World War II hero’s back home. Focus will be directed towards the years of 1942 through 1946 and the policies forming around integration at that time. Information surrounding the Klu Klux Klan will also be introduced as the Klan played part in the integration of African Americans reentering the United States after the War.