Shonda Rimes Tells The Stories Of Black Migration And Life In The North

Exciting new docu-series about a time period that I am particularly fond of- The myriad views of Black Great Migration! Should be a good program!

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers’ Shondaland banner is heading to cable.

The prolific producers behind ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder are teaming with Dee Rees to adapt Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns as a limited series for FX, The Hollywood Reporter reported

From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. Wilkerson compares this epic migration to the migrations of other peoples in history. She interviewed more than a thousand people, and gained access to new data and official records, to write this definitive and vividly dramatic account of how these American journeys unfolded, altering our cities, our country, and ourselves.

With stunning historical detail, Wilkerson tells this story through the lives of three unique individuals: Ida Mae Gladney, who in 1937 left sharecropping and prejudice in Mississippi for…

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