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Return and Politics

Reports and articles base on reports by demographer William H. Frey. Interactive tool on Census 2000.

Carolina's Coastal People

Writer Vertamae Grosvenor examines how rapid resort development has altered life for the Gullah people on the Sea Islands. A Return South migrant is featured in this oral documentation.

Going Home To The South

News story about the "southern hospitality" and other lifestyle advantages African Americans are enjoying as they move South.

How the South Changed

Christian Science Monitor news report about African-American migration back to the south (especially South Carolina) after the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Demographical data is provided about African-American median household income, voter registration population, college graduates, and congress election compared to that of White Americans over the past 30 years.

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