"In the receiving cities of the North and West, the newcomers like Ida Mae had to worry about acceptance or rejection not only from whites they encountered but from the colored people who arrived ahead of them, who could at times be the most sneeringly judgmental of all.
The northern-born colored people and the long-standing migrants, who were still trying to keep their footing in the New World, often resented the arrival of the unwashed masses pouring in from the very places some of the old-timers had left. As often happens with immigrant groups, some of the old-timers would have preferred to shut the door after they got there to protect their own uncertain standing" (287). Isabel WilkersonBased on the reading for this week, what did you think about the kinds of challenges that new migrants had to face when they arrived? That is, what challenge discussed in the chapter was particularly notable to you? Why? Provide page citations.