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The Help Movie Summary Sarah Todd p7 The Help is based off of civil rights in the early 60’s in Jackson, Mississippi. It is based off of a book written by Kathryn Stockett. This movie is about a woman who decides to bring into light how black maids are treated during this time. The woman, Skeeter, wants to be a writer so she interviews a bunch of maids about their experiences working for white people. She finds out that writing anti-segregation literature is illegal in her state (Mississippi) but she decides to take a risk and write the book anyway. This movie covers the main historical events during this time. It shows the characters listening to and watching things on TV about Martin Luther King’s marches for civil rights. It also briefly mentions the assassination of John F. Kennedy. It also talks about the discrimination

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