The Southern Diaspora: How the Great Migrations of Black and White Southerners Transformed America
Between 1900 and the 1970s, twenty million southerners migrated north and west. Weaving together for the first time the histories of these black and white migrants, James Gregory traces their paths and experiences in a comprehensive new study that demonst
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James N. Gregory
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