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History Brief: The Great Migration

History Brief: The Great Migration

In the 1910s and 20s, a large number of African Americans moved from the South to other parts of the country. Why did they move? What kind of impact did this have on the nation? In 1900, most African Americans in the United States lived in Southern states. In fact, 90% of the African American …

The real story of the Green Book

The real story of the Green Book

Imagine you’re on a road trip with your family. The year’s 1954 and you’re black. Segregation is law in the South and basically practiced everywhere else in America. You’re traveling down the famed Route 66 and you’ve just reached Albuquerque, New Mexico for the first time. There’s not another town for miles and you want …

History of the Civil Rights Movement

History of the Civil Rights Movement

I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land. Human progress is neither automatic, nor inevitable. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, And today we’ll be learning more about the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. The end of the American …