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Call To Home: African Americans Reclaim The Rural South
Call To Home: African Americans Reclaim The Rural South Carol Stack 0465008097 9780465008094 The long-awaited new book by the author of the bestsellingAll Our Kinis a poignant saga of a reverse exodus: the return of half a million
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Call To Home: African Americans Reclaim The Rural South by Carol Stack

The long-awaited new book by the author of the bestsellingAll Our Kinis a poignant saga of a reverse exodus: the return of half a million black Americans to the rural South.There have been many books focusing on the black migration out of the South into Northern cities. But few people are aware that over the past 20 years the trend has been in the other direction, with African-Americans moving back south, to some of the least promising places in all of Americaplaces the Department of Agriculture calls Persistent Poverty Counties. Carol Stack brings their stories to life in this captivating book. Interweaving a powerful human story with a larger economic and social analysis of migration, poverty, and the urban underclass,Call to Homeoffers a rare glimpse of African-American families pulling together and trying to make it in todays America.

Author: Carol Stack

Language: English

Edition: 1ST

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 256

Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 1996-04-04

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ISBN: 0465008097


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