The Great Migration

The Great Migration is a critically important aspect of American history that must be understood if we are to make any sense whatsoever of the current state of race relations. The following map depicts a specifically delineated, defined transfer of African Americans from the South to the Northeast, the upper Midwest and the West.

The Great Migration

A parallel phenomena was the migration of various types and styles of blues music as depicted below:

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The Great Blues Migration.

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