South toward home

Smith, Vern E.; Pedersen, Daniel
July 1997
Newsweek;7/14/1997, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p36
Discusses the reverse internal migration of Afro-Americans to the South in 1997. Why Bennie and Hilda Rayford moved back to Mississippi after living in Ohio; The reasons for the migration North of Afro-Americans between 1940 and 1970; Number expected to move South between 1975 and 2010; Social conditions in the South for Afro-Americans.


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