Food Wednesday: Study shows health changes when moving from North to South

Food Wednesday: Study shows health changes when moving from North to South
Food Wednesday: Study shows health changes when moving from North to South

Food Wednesday: Study shows health changes when moving from North to South

The Great Migration of African Americans from the Deep South to the urban North resulted in higher wages and better job prospects. But they also faced discrimination, crowded housing conditions, and a colder climate. So how did the migration affect the health of many of these African Americans? We discuss a new study that shows many of them had a higher mortality rate than their counterparts who stayed behind. (Flickr/Marxchivist)