The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great MigrationBook - 2010 | 1st ed.
From Library Staff
A documentation of the largest in-country migration in American history: The early 20th century migration of thousands of African American sharecropper families northward and westward. A massive relocation towards industry and away from the terrors of the Jim Crow-era south. Suggested by Isaac H.
Throughout my studies of history in high school, college, and graduate school, I never heard much about the great migration that is the topic of this book. Somehow, the movement of six million people out of the South in the years following World War I didn’t merit much attention from my professor... Read More »