By Carter Godwin Woodson
Provocative paintings by means of amazing African-American student lines the migration north and westward of southern blacks, from the colonial period during the early twentieth century. Documented with details from modern newspapers, own letters, and educational journals, this discerning research vividly recounts a long time of harassment and humiliation, desire and success.
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A Century of Negro Migration by Carter Godwin Woodson