By Ieisha Banks
“What did it look like at the time, Chicago?” I asked her, half a life later.For this week's reading (223 – 284), Wilkerson paints a vivid image of the tremendous cities where African American moved to during the Great Migration.She mentions the many challenges and opportunities that people encountered when they moved to major urban areas.
“It looked like Heaven to me then,” she said. (226). —Isabel Wilkerson
What challenge or opportunity for migrants who moved to cities did you view as most intriguing? Why did that challenge or opportunity intrigue you? Please provide page citation.