Well, the gig economy has opened up a lot of new opportunities for people to work temporary positionsfor platforms like Uber, Lyft, and TaskRabbit.In tonight's Brief But Spectacular, Terrence Davenport explains why the gig economy doesn't work in his hometown of Dumas, Arkansas.Davenport has worked as a social entrepreneur, coaching low-income people how to participate in the digital economy.So, in 2012, my brother was murdered. And there were a lot of questions around what happened to him. It was called a suicide.And we found Taser marks on his body. I couldn't get any traction with the police.I was told that I was, I was putting myself in a dangerous situation by raising the questions that I was raising.And so I decided that the way I would recompense my brother's death is by giving back to the folks that live in this townand making sure that other young men had opportunities that my brother didn't have.Dumas is a small rural town in the Mississippi Delta. African-American population is about 65 percent.One-third of the population here is below the poverty line. I went to college at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.My pastor one day said that he needed a Web site done. And so I decided to teach myself.