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Important Cities in Black History By: Gina L.

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    Memphis was the Center of Blues

    During the 1900 to 1990 Memphis was the center of Blues because of the Stax Mueseum of American Soul Music. Memphis also has the National Civil Rights Muesum were Martin luther King was killed.
  • Atlanta the Ku Klux Klan

    Atlanta the Ku Klux Klan
    The Ku Klux Klan was a group of men and even women who went around doing horrible things to African Americans. The KKK wore a white out fit that almost made them look like ghosts. The KKK set crosses on fire and things in that nature.
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    The Migration North

    In 1915 to 1920 millons of African American moved north to find better jobs then the ones they had as farmers. The 10 years that folllowedmor people moved west to California.
  • Rosa Parks arrested in Montgomery

    Rosa Parks arrested in Montgomery
    When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat for a white man aqnd went to jail the Bus Boycott started. The boycott was lead by Martin Luther King.
  • Washington D.C. Freedom March

    Washington D.C. Freedom March
    In the 1960s there were many marches in the streets of D.C. Now D.C is one of the most populatedcities with black people.
  • Birmingham Bombing

    Birmingham Bombing
    At 16th street Baptist church four girls were killed caused by a bombing. This church is around the place wre various protests were made. This town is also wre Martin luther King was arrested for an antisegragation protest. Because of this incadent the major made a museum andresearch center.
  • Boston Active Abolitionist Movement

     Boston Active Abolitionist Movement
    Around 1830's Boston was the top of the abolitionists . The people of Boston thought it was horrid for people to be enslaved. The Bostonians kept the African Americans safe by putting signs up to warn them.