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The And Lady Of The Thompson 's House

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The major theme in this movie is participation within change. Two works related that turns into a great friendship among a maid named Odessa and the lady of the Thompson’s house, Miriam. Both ladies faced multiple of challenges in the era, where segregation was the ordinary way of living. In 1955, the boycott had started in Montgomery, Alabama; shortly after Rosa Parks, a second African-American woman to be arrested due to a sitting arrangements by Jim Crow law on a public transportation. This affected the southern part of the United States by storm. The African-Americans sought to use this opportunity to make a change “in the pivotal case of Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racially separate facilities, if equal, did not violate the Constitution. Segregation, the Court said, was not discrimination.” The two women had changed their own personal views and empowered, influencing those changes amongst others. The narrator of this story was by Miriam Thompson’s daughter, Mary Catherine and she states at the beginning of the movie, “There’s always something extraordinary about someone who changes and then changes those around her.” Everyone who had participated in the boycott were uncomfortable, tired of the normal living activities (segregation), feared of the motion about change, and had the courage to overcome fear about change.
This inspiration, detailed about the boycotts that had happened in 1955 was a vivid, of what change is and what it
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