This PowerPoint presentation examines opportunities for advancement presented to women, African Americans, and Mexican immigrants during World War II. In its discussion of women, it looks at the opportunity for women to enter the wartime workforce, illuminating both the successes and limitations. In its discussion of African Americans, it examines the migration of people from the South to northern cities and the successes and limitations experienced there. It also explores efforts to push for change undertaken by civil rights advocate A. Phillip Randolph. In its discussion of Mexican immigrants, it examines the origins of the Bracero Program and the beginnings of illegal immigration from Mexico. It also looks at the Zoot Suit Riots and discrimination.