According to Bono in Fences,what are the "walking blues"?

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Jim Bono's discussion of the "walking blues" is what he used to describe the generation of African- American to which the fathers of Jim and Troy belonged.  This generation of Black men had experienced the life of broken promises and dreams with first slavery and then the failed promises of Reconstruction.  The advancement of Black men in the Great Migration to the North created this syndrome of the "walking blues" where there was movement to an unknown end.  Bono uses this to discuss how there is a part of their histories as Black men to be restless and discontent with their current...

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