Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Why is Big Ma so obedient towards Mr Simms?

Chapter 5 

they are in Strawberry 

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Racism in Strawberry is more apparent and more acceptable than it is in Cassie's smaller town. In Strawberry, Big Ma is not a supreme power but instead must bow to the will of a powerful white man, no matter how much she might disagree with him.