The Second Migration – Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio

Published by: Lamont Jack Pearley Today we will speak about the Great Migration that went West. I will also be joined by Moses Crouch who’s a phenomenal musician and historian! During the decade that followed the stock market crash of 1929, initial Migration slowed to a trickle. But with America’s entry into World War II looming on the horizon, the exodus of blacks from their Southern homeland resumed. Between 1940 and 1950, another 1.5 million African Americans left the South. The migration continued at roughly the same pace over the…

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