The Emergence of Black Communities in The Pacific Northwest: 1865-1910

  title={The Emergence of Black Communities in The Pacific Northwest: 1865-1910},
  author={Quintard Taylor},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  pages={342 - 354}
During the Post-Civil War period, approximately ten thousand Afro-Americans participated in the migration of two million people to the Pacific Northwest (Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington). However, unlike the majority of newcomers who settled in rural areas, these black migrants generally settled in cities creating the core of Afro-American community life in the region. They established churches and fraternal orders. Newspapers and other business enterprises were founded to serve a black… Expand
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