SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Bound for the Promised Land was a poem distributed in 1917 in Savannah.
The poem was connected to the Black Migration.
The City of Savannah had 5 African Americans arrested for passing out copies of the piece promoting economic freedom and opportunity.
James Chisholm and A. P. Walker were two of the 5 working for equality.
From Savannah’s stormy banks, I go
I’ll bid the South goodbye;
No longer shall they treat me so,
And knock me in the eye;
The Northern states is where I’m
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