The Great Migration referred to the period when the African Americans were relocated from the rural the South to the cities found in the North. About six million African Americans were relocated during the period of 1916 to the year 1970 (Doyle). The movement was from the rural region of America to the urban areas found at the North. Some of the States people migrated to include that of California and other cities that that had industries.
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Even though the society cannot be viewed to have achieved one hundred percent equality, significant improvements have been made from the time of the Great Migration. It is important to appreciate the fact that a lot may have been achieved since the time of the Great Migration.
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