The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

This Pulitzer winning book tells the powerful and little-known story of the great migration of Black, American citizens who fled the oppressive South in search of a better life for themselves and their families in the cities of the Northern and Western geography of our country. This tragic part of our American history was chronicled so well through the eyes of the three main characters. The book helped me to understand our current and very difficult American cultural and political situation and the greater need for acceptance between all of America’s citizenry.

 

Submitted by Cheri Wolff, teacher at Byrd Elementary School