The Warmth of Other Suns'--The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

The Warmth of Other Suns-The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson is the History Book Club selection for the end of March meeting. The exodus of 6,000,000 black Americans from the South to the North and West began in 1915 and continued through 1970. She captures both the broad sweep of the dislocation while specifically following the course of three individuals who felt they were trapped by Jim Crow laws and needed to start over far from their roots.