Many teenagers began to leave their homes and go look for work anywhere they could. They wanted to take the adventure of living on their own and trying to find a better life. During the Depression, 250,000 teenagers were roaming around America by trains. Some people admired these teenagers for their spirit while other thought of them as dangerous. About eighty-five percent of these teenagers were in search of employment.
Most of the country’s African American people lived in rural areas and worked on farms owned by white landowners. Even though these rural African Americans had known poverty most of their lives, the Great Depression made everything worst. Life for African Americans in urban areas was harder. Some blacks worked as domestic servants for white people. Still many African Americans were roaming around in the streets. I believe farmers