Presented by Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Urban Spaces of Education: Harlem 1890–1930
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Hamilton Grange Library
The most profound effect of World War I was the increased need to established urban spaces to educate African American Southerners in search of better educational, political, and social opportunities in the North. Dr. Deirdre Foreman explores how the Great Migration led to the rapid growth of urban centers to accommodate a new majority.