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Abstract during the twentieth century, african americans participated in one of the most significant demographic events in us history their “great migration” from the south to the north contributed to profound social, economic, demographic, and cultural changes in northern cities. More than 75 years ago, a young artist named jacob lawrence set to work on an ambitious 60-panel series portraying the great migration, the flight of over a million african americans from the rural south to the industrial north following the.
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