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More People Moving from North to South

December 12th, 2012 - 2:56 PM

A report in 2011 by the Wall Street Journal reported that more and more people are moving from North to South. That’s right, they’re packing up and moving from states like Michigan, New York, and Ohio to states like Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Arkansas, and Tennessee. This moving trend is seen especially in the African American community.

Read this article about Deborah Brown, 59, a retired African American woman from Queens. She plans to join her son in Atlanta. “I feel a strong spiritual pull to go back to the South,” said Ms. Brown.

So what’s the reason for this relocation trend? Read this article for the answer and in-depth information about why people are moving from North to South.

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