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date: 30 July 2021

Great Migrationlocked

Mass movement by black Americans in the early twentieth century from the predominantly rural, segregated South to the urban North and West, where they sought economic, social, and political freedom.

Great Migrationlocked

Mass movement by black Americans in the early twentieth century from the predominantly rural, segregated South to the urban North and West, where they sought economic, social, and political freedom.

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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