Were African-Americans able to attend the 1939 World's Fair? Was there a struggle to get in? What role did they play in the World's Fair?
#71659. Asked by kisstherainbow. (Oct 20 06 1:48 PM)
Certainly they were able to attend -- the organizers weren't going to turn down their money -- but there was apparently some disappointment over hiring practices. Most of the African-Americans who worked at the Fair seem to have been entertainers, whereas the NAACP and other groups had hoped to see more African-Americans in management and other jobs. Or so says this site:
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