The Help

The Help

Aibileen Clark is a mid-century African American maid who has lost her only son and has spent her entire life increasing kids. Minny Jackson is a African American maid who has often offended her companies despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for occupations. And Eugenia"Skeeter" Phelan is a new white woman who has just moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to spell out how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around"the help". Yet they are maintained at a specific distance as a result of racial lines.