The Flats - This is a poor, black community where the author conducted her study.
Jackson Harbor - This is the city where the study was conducted.
Chicago - This is the closest big city to the location of the study.
AFDC - This is the type of welfare that poor families received.
Racism - This is the primary issue between black people and white people.
Kin - These are people who are related through blood or marriage.
Swapping - This is how people trade items back and forth.
Child-Keeping - This is being raised by someone who is not your biological mother.
Double Consciousness - This is the internal conflict a black person has regarding being both black and an American.
The Great Migration - This was the event where a large amount of blacks relocated from the south to the north after the Civil War...
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