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Photo Essay: Black and Brown Together in Mississippi

Society & Culture  (tags: African Americans, culture, society, americans, Mississippi )

- 3833 days ago -
Laurel, Mississippi is a town where many Mexican immigrants have arrived to work in poultry plants over the last decade, developing relations with African Americans who also work in the plants. La Veracruzana market and restaurant is named after the home


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Simon Wood (207)
Monday March 24, 2008, 8:42 am
Working class solidarity!!! Let's build it more and more!!! : )

Tim Redfern (581)
Monday March 24, 2008, 12:00 pm
Proof positive that the races CAN get along!
Thanks, Mada!

Madalena L (448)
Monday March 24, 2008, 1:03 pm

Past Member (0)
Monday March 24, 2008, 2:34 pm
Mississippi burning?...Is New Orleans still under water?...Working class solidarity is great but someone should enlighten their government...Who ever doubted that 'races can get along'? Perhaps if New Orleans had a predominently 'white' population their city would have been re-built by now?...

Past Member (0)
Monday March 24, 2008, 4:41 pm
Thanks for posting this, Mada. It would be nice to see more of this. Why should we continuously fight over the crumbs that fall off the master's (capitalist) table, when we can work together (black/white/red/yellow/brown) and build our own bakery?

That's a good point, David. They're tearing down public housing in New Orleans and raising the property values so high that poor and working class families are permanently displaced from their homes. With all the gentrification that's going on down there, it seems like New Orleans has already become a predominantly 'white' city:

Madalena L (448)
Tuesday March 25, 2008, 5:26 am
Thanks the link
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