Table of Contents
   In The Land of the Forefathersp. 1
      Leavingp. 3
      The Great Migration, 1915-1970p. 8
   Beginningsp. 17
      Ida Mae Brandon Gladneyp. 19
      The Stirrings of Discontentp. 36
      George Swanson Starlingp. 47
      Robert Joseph Pershing Fosterp. 72
      A Burdensome Laborp. 95
      The Awakeningp. 124
      Breaking Awayp. 165
   Exodusp. 181
      The Appointed Time of Their Comingp. 183
      Crossing Over
   The Kinder Mistressp. 223
      Chicagop. 225
      New Yorkp. 227
      Los Angelesp. 230
      The Things They Left Behindp. 238
      Transplanted in Alien Soilp. 242
      Divisionsp. 260
      To Bend in Strange Windsp. 285
      The Other Side of Jordanp. 302
      Complicationsp. 332
      The River Keeps Runningp. 351
      The Prodigalsp. 364
      Disillusionmentp. 371
      Revolutionsp. 385
      The Fullness of the Migrationp. 413
   Aftermathp. 433
      In the Places They Leftp. 435
      Lossesp. 445
      More north and West than Southp. 455
      Redemptionp. 465
      And, Perhaps, to Bloomp. 481
      The Winter of Their Livesp. 491
      The Emancipation of Ida Maep. 516
   Epiloguep. 527
   Notes on Methodologyp. 539
   Afterwordp. 545
   Acknowledgmentsp. 547
   Notesp. 555
   Indexp. 589
   Permissions Acknowledgmentsp. 621