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The Great Migration
1914-1945; mass movement of African Americans from the South to the North; reasons = jobs, prejudice, crop failures; leads to race riots in the North
A small beetle that feeds on the cotton boll. led to economic reasons for the Great migration.
Robert S. Abbot
The first to give african americans a public forum for addressing civil rights and other issues. He started the first black newspaper, The Chicago Defender.
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