February 27, 2023

Video: Moving Out: A Great Migration Conversation

In celebrating Black History Month, the RLS-NYC office was joined by Dr. Carla Dubose (SUNY Westchester), Dr. Henry Louis Taylor, Jr. (University at Buffalo), Dr. Peter Cole (Western Illinois University), and Dr. Faustina DuCros (San José State University), for an hour-long discussion on the Great Migration.

Some of the when and why questions around the migration of 6-million Black people, out of the South and into Northern urban areas were discussed. Central to the conversation were the themes of labor, organizing, urban planning, and identity in New York City, Buffalo, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

Watch the recording of this event:

Recorded on Feb 16, 2023

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