During the migration when African Americans left the rural South during the first part of the twentieth century, many stopped over in the coal fields of West Virginia, Tennessee, and Eastern Kentucky. Whether they stayed for a generation or set down permanent roots, these migrants and their families came to think of Appalachia as “home.” Check out their audio logs,pictures, and videos under the gone home race and roots through appalachia exhibit” tab on the Ekaamp Official website.

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