This character is a young black boy who is a dreamer and fantasizes about a better life for himself and his family, especially when he goes to the boat basin.
This character is a young Puerto Rican boy who lives with his grandmother.
Mrs. Hicks (Mama)
This character has a son in jail and spends her days traveling to the prison to see him, and when he is stabbed, she spends hours by his side.
This character uses tattling as a way to get attention from her preoccupied mother.
This character is in prison for robbery and murder. He has never led a good life, and it does not surprise anyone that he is in jail.
This character only shows up for his son when he needs money.
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