US blacks were once thought of as primitive and disloyal, and were exempt from the military draft. Then, World War 2 came along, and they volunteered for the segregated armed forces in droves. They also planted victory garderns, rationed their use of gasoline, and etc, same as everyone else. After the war, racists were placed in the position of having to explain their right to do America's brave fighting men an injustice.
Palestinian Red Crescent: 568 Palestinians wounded in W. Bank and E. Jerusalem on Saturday (Haaretz)
from the article: The missing Arab issue