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Revolution (The Sixties Trilogy) Setting

Deborah Wiles
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Greenwood, Mississippi

Greenwood is the town where Sunny and Raymond live with their families. It is a real town that was the site of volunteers and civil unrest during the 1960s. Until the summer of 1964, Sunny is barely aware that the blacks living in the area are treated as second-class citizens without rights Sunny accepts as a matter of course. Blacks hold an array of jobs, including as maids, working in the grocery store owned by Sunny's father, and at a cotton farm outside town, but most make low wages and are treated unfairly in their jobs and their social lives. The town is typical of the time and place. There are churches and most businesses are segregated with owners refusing to serve blacks.

Sunny's House

Sunny and her family live in a large house in Greenwood, Mississippi. The house has multiple floors and many bedrooms, including some that...

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