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Actress Marla Gibbs (as maid Florence Johnston) and actor Sherman Hemsley (as her boss, George Jefferson), appear together in the "Mr. Piano Man" episode of The Jeffersons.
After more than a century of working as domestics because of restricted employment options, black women's communal memory of often being taken advantage of economically and sometimes sexually can still be painful. Now with an expanding black middle class, some find themselves conflicted: To hire help or not?
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