“A Movement in Every Direction” Explores How the Great Migration’s Continuing Influence on American Life and Culture – ARTnews.com

In the years between the beginning of the 20th century and the mid-1970s, more than six million African Americans left the rural South in what is known as the Great Migration. Forced from their homes by limited economic opportunities and legalized segregation, they settled primarily in towns and cities in the North and West, creating … Read more