Map of the Transatlantic slave trade.
Routes of the First Great Migration, 1916-1930.
The migrants followed the nearest railroad routes out of their homeplaces.
The routes of the Second Great Migration, 1940-1970.
Chart showing the dispersal of the African-American population during the two periods of migration.
Chart showing the movement of the black population out of the rural South.
Portia Maultsby’s timeline chart of African-American music.
View Dr. Maultsby’s chart as a PDF.