Angela Davis - Part 2, Rocks Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Rocks Summary and Analysis

Angela grows up in the Birmingham, Alabama area. She is four years old when her family moves into a house in the all white neighborhood on Center Street. "Almost immediately after we moved there the white people got together and decided on a border line between them and us. Center Street became the line of demarcation. Provided that we stayed on 'our' side of the line (the east side) they let it be known we would be left in peace. If we ever crossed over to their side, war would be declared. Guns were hidden in our house and vigilance was constant" (Part 2, pg. 78) Angela describes. When a black family moves on the west side of the street, their house is dynamited. As more blacks continue to move to the area and racial tension increases, there are so many...

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