Abiding Courage: African American Migrant Women and the East Bay Community

Abiding Courage: African American Migrant Women and the East Bay Community

Abiding Courage: African American Migrant Women and the East Bay Community

Abiding Courage: African American Migrant Women and the East Bay Community

Synopsis

This study examines the migrated and community-building efforts of African-American women who moved from the South to the East Bay during World War II. Drawing on fifty oral interviews with former migrants, it details who these women were, how they experienced the migration, and how they used their southern cultural traditions to keep their families together and establish new communities in the East Bay.
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