Tiffany Jones, Migration by a New Generation (from unFaded), 2016
Mixed media on wood panel, 16 x 20 in.
JIM CROW: 1877–1960’S
GREAT MIGRATION: 1910–1970
Barbershops began defining their Black Space during the turn of the 20th century. The industry shifted from a service to whites into a foundation for the beginning of a black cultural movement. The number of black barbershops increased as a new generation considered the organization and safety of black communities.