Black Migrations

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courtesy of: http://www.cambridgeblog.org/2016/02/black-history-month-slavery-and-forced-migration-in-the-deep-south/

The theme for Black History Month in 2019 is “Black Migrations” tracking the continuous movement of blacks from the American South to the industrialized North and beyond.

Beginning in the early 20th century, a growing number of black industrial leaders and black entrepreneurs emerged as families relocated from farms to cities, and from the South to the more industrialized Northeast and Midwest.

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