The Situation of African-Americans in 1977
The Great Migration (1920-50)


Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas (1955)

Civil Rights Movement (1956-1965)

Split of Liberal Consensus (1965)

  • Vietnam
  • Rise of Black Power
  • Watts Riot
  • War on Poverty's failures


  • Tet Offensive
  • Assassination of MLK
  • Riots
  • Assassination of RFK
  • Chicago Democratic Convention
  • Election of Nixon

Middle Class Flight

Decline of Manufacturing Economy in Cities

Urban Renewal (High Rise Housing)