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Migration, Internal -- United States -- History

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19th century (2)

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View Resource The New Great Migration: Black Americans' Return to the South, 1965-2000

The Great Migration of African-Americans northwards throughout most of the 20th century to major urban centers was one of the most well-documented internal migrations in United States history. Seeking a better life, millions of African-Americans made their way north in an attempt to escape the oppressive legal restrictions and rural poverty that were mainstays of their everyday existence. However,...

https://www.brookings.edu/research/the-new-great-migration-b...