Malcolm Lewis is the main protagonist of the narrative's final chapter. Malcolm is introduced in 1994, when he is fifteen years old. Malcolm is the son and only child of Richard Lewis and Celia (Owens) Lewis and the grandson of Richard Lewis and Harriet (Shepphard) Lewis. Luvenia Lewis is Malcolm's great-aunt. Elijah and Goldie (Paige) Lewis are Malcolm's great-grandparents. Lizzy Lewis is Malcolm's great-great grandmother. Malcolm is a talented musician and a high school student who lives with his parents in Harlem, New York City.