This person spent three years living in the Flats in order to write this book.
This person is the author's most helpful and trusted friend within the community.
This person is the mother of the author's most trusted friend in the community.
This person was a sharecropper in Mississippi.
This person is a mother of eleven and one of the author's first contacts in the Flats.
This person worked on a plantation before moving to the Flats.
This person is a sociologist who doesn't believe the racist theories that try to explain why blacks live in poverty.
Piven and Cloward
These people are sociologists whose theories influenced the author.
This person was a writer in the early twentieth century.
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