William Hooker: The Great Migration

New York. April 5. Through music, visuals, dance, and narrative, avant-garde percussionist William Hooker portrays the movement of African–Americans from the American South to points north during the years of 1935–1950.
The Great Migration features music accompanied by dance; a classical soloist; video; and narratives from 97-year-old Alton Brooks and Nannie Lampkin, who experienced this historical period firsthand.

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