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Black History Month: 2019

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"ASALH’s 2019 theme Black Migrations emphasizes the movement of people of African descent to new destinations and subsequently to new social realities. While inclusive of earlier centuries, this theme focuses especially on the twentieth century through today. "
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Association for the Study of African American Life & History

Mapping the Great Migration

The Great Migration, 1910 to 1970(United States Census Bureau. (2012, September 13). The Great Migration, 1910 to 1970 [Digital image]. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/dataviz.vizualizations/020/)

Recent efforts have been made to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to map the Great Migration, including this image from the United States Census Bureau. Some others include The New York City Museum of Modern Art's Visualizing the Great Migration and The University of Washington's Mapping the Great Migration.

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