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Art in the Harlem Renaissance: Jacob Lawrence’s The Migration Series | BRIdge from the Past

Mary explores "The Migration Series" by Jacob Lawrence, a vivid depiction of everyday life for African Americans during their migration north amidst World War I. She analyzes select images to understand the social and economic factors behind this movement and what happened when they arrived in the north. What signs of hope and perseverance are conveyed in these images?