The family owns four hundred acres of land, half of which is mortgaged, and Papa must work half the year on the railroad far away to pay for it.
Granger, a wealthy white businessman and a powerful voice in the community, makes it known he wants the Logans' land, he sets into motion a series of events forcing the Logans to rally other Black families in the area to boycott the local mercantile shop. Morrison, the farm hand, are involved in a skirmish that results in a broken leg for Papa rendering him unable to work.
Cassie and her younger brothers run home to tell Papa, while Stacey stays to see where the white men take T.
In bed, Cassie cries for TJ and the land. The fire stops the hanging, as all of the men join together to stop the flames from spreading.
She finds the notes, accuses Stacey of cheating on the test and whips him in front of the class before failing him. Plus, no fun back-to-school shopping for these kids.
While Big Ma talks to Mr.