A Century of Negro Migration

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Courier Corporation, Feb 3, 2003 - Social Science - 221 pages
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Provocative work by distinguished African-American scholar traces the migration north and westward of southern blacks, from the colonial era through the early 20th century. Documented with information from contemporary newspapers, personal letters, and academic journals, this discerning study vividly recounts decades of harassment and humiliation, hope and achievement.
  

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Contents

Finding a Place of Refuge
1
A Transplantation to the North
18
Fighting it out on Free Soil
39
Colonization as a Remedy for Migration
61
The Successful Migrant
81
Confusing Movements
101
The Exodus to the West
126
The Migration of the Talented Tenth
147
The Exodus during the World War
167
BIBLIOGRAPHY
193
INDEX
212
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