By Leon Dixon, Gerald Hynes, and Carolyn Gaines Nelson
Moreover, as population patterns changed, so too did life styles. Notice how the ghettos gave rise to new Black art and culture (e.g. big city blues, rhythm & blues, jazz, poetry, essays, etc.). Also, it should be ascertained how the growth of the northern Black population affected the politics, sociology, and economics of the country.
In addition to this, special attention should be paid to the cause and effects that the economy and economics of the times had on Black folks.
It is hoped that this undertaking can provide for teachers and parents basic reference material for helping to include the causes, effects, and contributions of Black folk throughout American history.
We have not tried to profile any persons, but rather dealt with trends and social phenomena.
Realizing full well that this work is not all encompassing, it is hoped that a desire to further investigate the African American's history will be induced into the reader.