Immediately following World War II, more than 30,000 Black sharecroppers migrated to California's Central Valley. Coming from places like Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi, these migrants looked to escape the oppression of new-slavery tenant farming and the Jim Crow south.
Join us for an author talk featuring Associate Professor Jessica Trounstine. Jessica will discuss her book, Segregation by Design, which draws on more than 100 years of quantitative and qualitative data from thousands of American cities to explore how local governments generate race and class segregation.
Start your research off right by attending the Research Starters workshop series! The series consists of five short 20-minute workshops that will prepare you to dive into your research with confidence. The series will be offered twice, the first time they'll be offered will be on March 14th and 15th and the second time on March 18th and 19th.
RSVP is appreciated but not required.
"Ask a question and it is reasonable to expect an answer or a confession of ignorance. But a philosopher may defy expectations. Confronted by a standard question arising from a normal way of...
Ernest Lowe: Black Migrants to the Central Valley, 1960-1964
On view January 22 - April 5, 2019
KL280, KL355, KL480
Immediately following World War II, more than 30,...