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ISBN#9780780811867
BIB ID#1614226
Call# 307.2409 H

The great migration north, 1910-1970

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Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, Inc., 2012.
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Description
xvi, 241 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary
Narrative overview. Becoming African American -- The first great migration -- The second great migration -- The civil rights movement -- The "return" migration -- The legacy of the great migration -- Biographies. Robert S. Abbott (1870-1940): newspaper publisher, founder, and editor of the Chicago Defender -- Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955): educator and civil rights activist -- Tom Bradley (1917-1998): politician and first black mayor of Los Angeles -- W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963): scholar, historian, and civil rights leader -- Marcus Garvey (1887-1940): Jamaican black nationalist and founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association -- Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965): playwright and author of A Raisin in the Sun -- Langston Hughes (1902-1967): poet, short story writer, and playwright of the Harlem Renaissance -- Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968): civil rights leader and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) -- Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000): creator of The Migration and other artistic works about the African-American experience -- A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979): labor and civil rights leader -- Malcolm X (1925-1965): political and religious leader and civil rights activist -- Primary sources. The Chicago Defender reports on lynchings in the Jim Crow South -- The massacre of East St. Louis -- The Chicago race riot of 1919 -- African Americans praise life in the North -- Langston Hughes remembers the Harlem Renaissance -- President Roosevelt signs the Fair Employment Act -- An eyewitness account of the 1943 race riot in Detroit -- President Truman integrates the American military -- An African-American migrant builds a new life in the North -- The Kerner report analyzes the root causes of racial tensions in America -- Reasons for the "return migration" to the South -- The great migration and its enduring impact on America. "Provides a comprehensive overview of the movement of millions of African Americans out of the South during the twentieth century, including the political, social, and economic factors that drove their migration. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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Summary/Annotation ->  Provides a detailed account of the Great Migration. Explores the history of African Americans, the events leading up to their northern movement, and its lasting influence on society. Includes a narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, and other helpful features.

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