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 him.
The Old Negro
This person is really more of an ideal than a real person; it is the subject of significant debate as whites try to help him up, keep him down, or make some other effort to change his life, for the better or the good.
This person struggles with a man and...
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