The Great Migration

Dameon Tristan 10/14/16

Who?

The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Americans!!!!!!!!

What?

African-Americans moved out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West.

When?

The occurred between 1910 and 1970.

Where?

Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West

Why?

The second significant cause of the Great Migration was the desire of black Southerners to escape segregation, known euphemistically as Jim Crow. Rural African American Southerners believed that segregation - and racism and prejudice against blacks

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