Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.
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Mary J. Blige related closely to her character, as she had an Aunt who embodied her character Florence, who had worked for and raised a bunch of kids in a white family who loved her. Additionally, she saw her character also in the experiences of her grandmother. See more
Over there, I was a liberator. People lined up in the streets waiting for us. Throwing flowers and cheering. And here, I'm just another nigger pushing a plow.