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Describe the incident in which Momma was referred to as "Mrs." and its effect on the Black community?

Chapters 7-12

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When Momma was in court, she was referred to as Mrs., something ungeard of because Momma was a black woman. The black community saw this mistake as a sign of respect. Momma was well respected in Stamps.


I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings