This March 10, 2017 photo shows a preserved sharecropper’s cabin at Tallahatchie Flats in Greenwood, Miss. The simple rustic cabins are rented out to visitors by the night. Sharecroppers and tenant farmers, most of them African-Americans living in desperate poverty, worked the region’s cotton plantations in the decades before the industry was mechanized.
This March 10, 2017 photo shows a preserved sharecropper’s cabin at Tallahatchie Flats in Greenwood, Miss. The simple rustic cabins are rented out to visitors by the night. Sharecroppers and tenant farmers, most of them African-Americans living in desperate poverty, worked the region’s cotton plantations in the decades before the industry was mechanized. Beth J. Harpaz AP
This March 10, 2017 photo shows a preserved sharecropper’s cabin at Tallahatchie Flats in Greenwood, Miss. The simple rustic cabins are rented out to visitors by the night. Sharecroppers and tenant farmers, most of them African-Americans living in desperate poverty, worked the region’s cotton plantations in the decades before the industry was mechanized. Beth J. Harpaz AP

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