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The African American Urban Experience: Perspectives from the Colonial Period to the Present

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Although African Americans have lived in cities since the colonial era, the transformation of rural blacks into a predominantly urban people is largely a twentieth century phenomenon. Only during World War I did African Americans move into cities in large numbers, and only during World War II did more blacks reside in cities than in the countryside. In their quest for full ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 18th 2004 by Palgrave Macmillan
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