Richard Wright, Black Boy, Pt. 2, pp. 259-384.
ON-LINE: Nicholas Lemann, "The Origins of the Underclass," Pt. 1 The Atlantic (June 1986) On-Line Synopsis: "The flight of middle-class blacks from ghettos has left a disastrously isolated underclass -- one formed less by welfare or a lack of jobs than by its rural-South heritage."
TEXT: Anne Moody, Coming of Age in Mississippi, pp. 121-145.
TEXT: Theodore Rosengarten, All God's Dangers, pp. 285-343.