A push to save landmarks of the ‘Great Migration’ — and better understand today’s racial inequities

The Great Migration “reminds us of the fact that the main thing that Black folks in this country have been trying to do for their entire existence in the U.S. is striving for access to all the opportunities other folks have.”

IRRPP's Director Amanda Lewis is quoted in a Washington Post story about the legacy of the Great Migration, preserving landmarks commemorating this historic movement of African Americans, and how these relate to efforts to better understand today’s racial inequities.

Click on this link to go to the Washington Post article.

Follow this link to find IRRPP's report on this same topic, Between the Great Migration and Growing Exodus: The Future of Black Chicago?