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    Most Southern Places in Dixie: The Mississippi Delta, 1964- Present Poverty is a plague that has swept across Mississippi for numerous of years. It is defined as the circumstances or condition in which an individual or community lack the fundamental needs for a minimum standard of well-being. One of the constant barriers in most rural communities is poverty. Though there have been many attempts to reduce the level of poverty, it is still an underlying issue in rural communities. Poverty disturbs communities by destroying the residents’ ability to support capital improvements, maintain an effective education system, improve their health, and lessening environmental issues. Michael Harrington implied that poverty is a…

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    the Mississippi Delta were marked by double-digit unemployment rates and high family poverty rates, from 27.9 percent in Washington County. Regardless, of how poverty is measured deprived people that deal with the challenges of being poor are more likely to have health issues. Good health is the key component of survival. This entire region of Mississippi is suffering from lack of education and high density of bad health. In the Delta, many residents do not have the income to afford proper…

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    has continued on for decades. Approximately, 16.3 percent of the Delta population is living in poverty, alone. High volume of poverty is devastating the great fertile land of the Delta. As we all know, poverty is still alive even in the 21st century. Just as the Mississippi Delta is known as the land of the rich and abundant, it can also be characterized as poor and abandoned. Just like reminiscing on the soft music and sweet words from the authors of this impoverished region, an individual can…

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    Mississippi Delta Poverty

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    In this study, the focus is to enhance understanding of poverty in the United States with a special focus on the Mississippi Delta region. It is true that studies have been conducted and the state of poverty in the country widely documented. However, it is true that this state continues to change with the changing environmental patterns. The Mississippi Delta region has been unique in terms of poverty level. While the country seems to be recording an improvement in the fight against poverty, the…

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    The Mississippi Delta is home to a various of cultures that helped shaped a unique foundation. Why did the Chinese immigrate to The Mississippi Delta and what lead to their amazing contributions in The Mississippi Delta? Why was the Chinese able to strive in the business industry? The Chinese migrated to The Delta in an attempt to abscond the barbarian harsh circumstances in the west. In the west, the Chinese faced discrimination and dangerous working conditions. The Chinese worked for super…

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    As well, the harmonica and bottleneck guitar, that are unique to the Mississippi Delta, built the musical form and framework that, working in tandem with the lyrics that communicated these experiences, produced the traditional blues sound characteristic of the space in which it formed. Thus, blues and its connected subculture denote a specific geocultural identity, socioeconomic narrative, and place attachment connected to black identities, which are representative of the Mississippi Delta,…

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    The Mississippi Delta is home to a various of cultures that helped shaped a unique foundation. Why did the Chinese immigrate to The Mississippi Delta and what lead to their amazing contributions in The Mississippi Delta? Why was the Chinese able to strive in the business industry? The Chinese immigrated to The Delta in an attempt to flee the wild harsh conditions in the west. In the west, the Chinese faced discrimination and dangerous working conditions. The Chinese worked for super cheap…

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    The Mississippi Delta is a place region in Mississippi that is a melting pot of Southern culture, history that has set the standards for all things considered good and bad. Althougth Mississippi has been considered the hospitality state that is known for it’s soul food, music and abundance of history. At one point in time the Mississippi Delta was known for cotton that was fertile and a dominate part of society that made it cash crop for that region. Unfortnauley the cotton fields were…

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    The Man and His Music Out of all the styles of blues genre, the most influential was the Mississippi Delta blues, also known as the Delta blues. It originated in the Mississippi Delta. This style of blues was recorded from the 1920’s through the late 1930’s. The Delta blues goes way back in American history. But it is mostly referring back to the African-American history. There is not one specific person who invented the blues, African Americans were the ones who started it all. But they mostly…

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    Emmett Till was a 14-year-old African American boy from Chicago, that got murdered While visiting family in Money, Mississippi. Bryant’s grocery is where Till and his friends went in to buy something the others left out of the store, and Till was still left in the store getting some gum. As Till left the store he saw miss Carolyn wife of store owner coming out and not think clearly Till whistled at her. Bryant’s husband and brother in law kidnapped Till at gunpoint. His body was found in the…

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