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The Great Migration
gathered every ten years, showing that since 1975 the South has witnessed a net increase of African-Americans, many drawn (like other Americans). By 1930, a tenth of the countrys black population had relocated. Equally important were the correspondence and visits that established migration chains, linking Chicago with numerous southern communities, especially in Mississippi. Still, he would describe Los Angeles, the place that drew his family out of Texas, as the city of hope and opportunity. Jones lost his voice, and found it, because of the Great Migration. Scott Nearing, Black the house on mango street America).
This was the year of the killing of Medgar Evers in Mississippi, of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, of Gov. He was a real estate broker, she was a schoolteacher, and they had managed to save up enough to buy a home. Factories opened the doors to black workers, providing opportunities to black southerners eager to stake their claims to full citizenship through their role in the industrial economy. Southern authorities then tried to keep African-Americans from leaving by arresting them at the railroad platforms on grounds of vagrancy or tearing up their tickets in scenes that presaged tragically thwarted escapes from behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration.