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  •  i fundamentally agree w. you but (3+ / 0-)
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    Avila, uciguy30, bluedust

    be careful, they were not the "underclass" as sociologists and others understand it. they were solidly middle to upper middle class depending on the husband's wages--nyc sanitation workers can do very well, they were married as well. and even those markers of "middle class" identity didn't trump her being black and a woman.

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