During the Jim Crow era, African Americans struggled to build their own worlds within the harsh, narrow confines of segregation. At the turn of the 20th century, a steady stream of African Americans migrated away from the South, fleeing racial violence and searching for better opportunities in the North and the West. At the same time, there was an ascendance of black arts and culture, such as The Harlem Renaissance.
Get a taste of what's in store for favorite characters in this montage preview. Downton Abbey Season 4 premieres Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, 8pm on MASTERPIECE on KTTZ-TV Channel 5. [Music: "Wolf's Law" by The Joy Formidable]