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Langston Hughes

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Cora Jenkinsappears in Cora Unashamed

Cora is a simple black woman who lives in Melton, Iowa with her two elderly parents. Her mother is ill, and her father a drunkard. Cora supports her family by working for the Studevants, where she performs chores of every sort. Cora is described as being humble in all situations except for those in which she must face death. When her illegitimate daughter dies of whooping cough when she...

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