On July 26, 1948, President Harry Truman issued a simple, 405-word executive order ending segregation in the U.S. armed forces
Be you! Just do it! But not at my expense or with my coerced blessing. To require those is to pursue tyranny and injustice.
To the women in our lives and the world: we mean you no harm whatsoever. There is no conspiracy here—nothing hidden. Quite the contrary—there is much good.