Chapter 1 | Chapter 2* The unnamed narrator is talking about a courtroom and a trial. * The proceedings revolve around Jefferson who got into trouble when offered a ride. * When Brother and Bear give him a ride, they ask her for money that he doesn't have. * Grope refuses to sell Brother and Bear wine on credit. * Grope begins shooting everyone, and all but Jefferson are dead. * Jefferson decides to run, but two white men walk in. * The jury finds Jefferson guilty of murder and sentences him to death. * The narrator's identity is revealed as Grant Wiggins, an African American teacher. * Grant returns home to find his aunt Tante Lou and Miss Emma sitting at the kitchen table. * The trial is over. * Tante Lou makes Grant talk with Miss Emma instead of going to the Rainbow Club. * Miss Emma talks about the trial and the attorney's use of the word, 'hog.'...
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