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.
The New Negro - This person is willing and able to stand up to an emerging situation in order to give its race a step forward; this person is unwilling to allow a politician to make empty promises and wants a good job for good pay with the opportunity to purchase goods in a common marketplace.
The Unnamed Woman from Long Black Song - This person is alone with her baby and awaiting the return of her husband when a traveling salesman who is white arrives and pushes her into having sex with...
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