The great migration

The great migration

6 million
6 million blacks moved
Between 1916 to 1970
6 million of us moved

We left the south
We left jim crow, racism
To the north, west, and midwest
We left

Better jobs
A better life
3 times more money
Than sharecropping the fields

Now we are migrating back south
The reasons are the same
More opportunities
More money

But once upon a time…we left

(c)kingpen2019

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