This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Characters - This term is the collective term used to describe the people Anna Deavere Smith has interviewed in her research for her story.
Theresa Allison - This character is the founder of the Mothers Reclaiming our Children (ROC) and the mother of gang-truce negotiator Dewayne Holmes.
Anonymous man - This character is a white juror in the first Rodney King trial.
Twilight Bey - This character is a member of the Crips gang and one of the organizers of the truce between two rival gangs, Crips and the Bloods.
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