The Great Migration refers to the
relocation of hundreds of thousands of African Americans from the rural areas of the
South to urban areas in the North during the years between 1915 and 1930. Although
many of those who left the rural South migrated to southern urban areas, most
migrants moved to cities in the North. It was the largest movement northward and into
cities that had occurred among African Americans to that point in history. The United
States' . . .
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