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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, General Research and Reference Division. Reproduced with permission from the Board of Directors, The Good Life Center.

Scott Nearing, Black America (New York: The Vanguard Press, 1929)

Native African Union

Harlem at the time of the migration was home to many people of the African Diaspora; they had come from the American South, several Caribbean islands, South America, and Africa. Movements to reclaim their African heritage and bring unity to the disparate groups had great appeal.

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