"The Great Negro State of the Country": Arkansas's Reconstruction and the Other Great Migration

March 2013
Arkansas Historical Quarterly;Spring2013, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
An essay is presented concerning the history of voluntary African American migration to Arkansas from other U.S. southern states between 1870 and 1910. It discusses the economic, political, and social significance of African American migration to Arkansas, particularly political participation, the reunification of families that had been separated by slavery, and racial tolerance and economic opportunity in Arkansas.


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