The NAACP Challenges Social Security (with text supports)
President Roosevelt sent his Social Security bill, named the “Economic Security Act,” to Congress in January 1935. Congress held committee hearings on the bill. Here, a representative of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a group dedicated to advancing the rights of African Americans, testifies before Congress about how the bill excludes certain groups of people.
Creator | Charles H. Houston, representing the NAACP
Item Type | Government Document
Cite This document | Charles H. Houston, representing the NAACP, “The NAACP Challenges Social Security (with text supports),” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed April 10, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/2018.