52 Ancestors · Prompts

#52 The Power of a Single Decision

I wanted to post a link to this interesting TED Talk I found by Isabel Wilkerson titled “The Great Migration and the power of a single decision.” Her talk is summarized as: “Sometimes, a single decision can change the course of history. Join journalist and author Isabel Wilkerson as she tells the story of the Great Migration, the outpouring of six million African Americans from the Jim Crow South to cities in the North and West between World War I and the 1970s.” This made me think about the decisions so many in my own family tree made (not as part of the Great Migration, though) and what would have happened if even one ancestor had chosen to stay.

Week 52 (December 24-31): Resolution

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