BLACK FIRST Flashback: 63 years ago today, (August 24th) Edith Spurlock Sampson (pictured on the right with Eleanor Roosevelt), became the first Black US Delegate appointed by Harry S. Truman in 1950. A lifelong achiever, she was a lawyer, judge and first woman to receive her Masters Degree from Loyola University.
truman McCarran–Walter Act (1952) - This act retained the quota system from the Immigration Act of 1924 and gave preference to certain countries, like Great Britain, Germany and Ireland, while reducing the number of immigrants from colonies in the New World. - It allowed for deportation of immigrants involved in subversive activities. - It banned racial and ethnic discrimination over who can naturalize, allowing Asians to naturalize.
One of the most effective and popular presidents, Harry S. Truman was a farmer born May 8, 1884 with the sun in Taurus, moon in Scorpio and Libra rising. When, on April 12, 1945, he became President, he told reporters, "I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me."