By Ashley S. Cartman
“All told, perhaps the most significant measure of the Great Migration was the act of leaving itself, regardless of the individual outcome. Despite the private disappointments and triumphs of any individual migrant, the Migration, in some ways, was its own point. The achievement was in making the decision to be free and acting on that decision, wherever that journey led them” (535). -- Isabel Wilkerson
Sometimes, success is not measured by the outcome of the situation, but by the fight given during the journey. Sometimes the scariest part of deciding whether to act on something or not, is the haunting thought of “what if” one does not do it.
Based on this week’s reading of the Epilogue from The Warmth of Other Suns, what did you view as one of the notable overall results of the Great Migration beyond the “private disappointments and triumphs”?