why did african americans vote for democrates?
1. The WPA gave blacks jobs in northern cities while the PWA built black schools and hospitals
2. Blacks admired the efforts of Eleanor Roosevelt, who visited black colleges and socialized with black women during an age of segregation
3. Mary McLeod Bethane, a prominent African America, was named by FDR to head the NYA's office of negro affairs
4. Blacks liked the new deal because it gave jobs and assistance to Americans regardless of race