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The “Great Migration”: Two Views (Teaching Civil Rights, 2)

A Review of: Nicholas Lemann, The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America (1991); and Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (2010) [Note:  I’ve been thinking a lot … Continue reading

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Book Notes: The “Great Migration”; Gore Vidal’s “Lincoln”

Nicholas Lemann, The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America(1991) Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (2010)      A while ago, I posted a review of two works … Continue reading

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