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Aké: The Years of Childhood Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 15 Summary

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Chapter 15 Summary and Analysis

The protest continues. The Alake is given a bad name, and several derogatory songs are sung with him as the butt of the joke. A new District Officer has taken over, and meetings with him have largely ended with deadlock. The government has sent squads of officers to keep the peace, and they are mocked by the protesters. The ogboni (local chiefs) forgive the women for their treatment of them, and promise they are doing all they can to meet the women's demands.

Wole is about to go away for his second government college interview. He is given a farewell by Daodu and Beere. Both uncle and aunt feel that there is racism in every white man, and that Wole must be careful at college. For example, Beere feels that the white man dropped the A-Bomb on Japan because of the race of its people...

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