A Case Study : Theo Wilson And Lynn Johnson

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In A Case Study: Theo Wilson and Lynn Johnson, both of which had many similarities in terms of experiencing things on a daily basis, but how they viewed themselves as well as how others viewed them, their race, class, gender and sexuality played a huge significant factor in their lives during different eras in the United States of America. In the 1950s and 1960s, the Southern segregated urban communities differed from Northern segregated urban communities in a variety of ways from then to present day. Additionally, amongst the differences there was a lot that changed that changed within the work force as well as the family. Prior to the world of industrialization, many minorities, particularly African Americans (since the case study was about an African woman and man) in the United States of America worked on farms in the rural communities helping with farm work in order to produce large amounts of wheat, cotton, tobacco, foods, etc. Many adults and children were outside working long hours. When the world shifted towards a much faster pace in machinery and people, the demand was to move African Americans from rural communities to urban communities. The shift began because there was a demand of supply in the fast moving pace work environment. In addition, the demand of supplies varied from the North to the South. In the 1950s and 1960s, majority of the African Americans were fighting for equal rights, such as voting and housing rights which also played a factor on work and…
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