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Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies

2013

Luther Adams

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"Headed For Louisville": Rethinking Rural To Urban Migration In The South, 1930-1950, Luther Adams Feb 2013

"Headed For Louisville": Rethinking Rural To Urban Migration In The South, 1930-1950, Luther Adams

Luther Adams

During the period between 1930 and 1970 more than 17,000 migrants were drawn to Louisville, challenging us to rethink the centrality of rural to urban migration narratives during the era of the Second Great Migration. African American migration in Louisville, Kentucky demonstrates the necessity of recognizing the distinctiveness of the Second Great Migration as well as the need to turn our attention to Black mobility within the South. Between 1935-1940, the largest Southern cities witnessed an influx of Black population; many of these migrants originated in the urban, not rural South. That Kentucky's Black population was primarily urban ...


Review Of "Chicago's New Negroes: Modernity, The Great Migration, And Black Urban Life" By D.L. Baldwin, Luther Adams Feb 2013

Review Of "Chicago's New Negroes: Modernity, The Great Migration, And Black Urban Life" By D.L. Baldwin, Luther Adams

Luther Adams

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Review Of "Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class And Black Community Development In The Jim Crow South" By L. Brown, Luther Adams Feb 2013

Review Of "Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class And Black Community Development In The Jim Crow South" By L. Brown, Luther Adams

Luther Adams

No abstract provided.