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W.C. Informer Number 8
April 21, 1946
Woman's College Chapter of the Committee for North Carolina
The Woman's College Chapter of the Committee for North Carolina was an affiliate of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare and published a newsletter, W.C. Informer, in 1946.
The eighth issue of W.C. Informer reports on the passage of the Patman Housing Act of 1946, a precursor to the federal urban renewal program that was envisioned as a means of providing low-cost housing but ultimately resulted in the destruction of many black business and residential districts. The newsletter also reports on a series of economic measures passed by a coalition of Republicans and southern Democrats; this conservative coalition would reshape American politics fro decades to come, and would be a significant factor in opposition to civil rights legislation in the 1960s.
W.C. Informer was a publication of the Woman's College Chapter of the Committee for North Carolina, an affiliate of the Southern Conference on Human Welfare (SCHW)located at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. SCHW was at the forefront of early civil rights and social justice issues.
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