Black Ice - Chapter Three Summary & Analysis

Lorene Cary
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Chapter Three Summary

In Chapter Three, St. Paul's accepts Lorene into the class of 1974 in March. Lorene has until September until she has to go. She feels like she betrays her two girl friends and other black kids in the neighborhood. They should have this opportunity as well. Why is it she who is chosen? She feels guilty. Instead of withdrawing from school life, she throws herself into it. She performs in the choir and school play and she is a majorette. The family starts to learn the new world of St. Paul's. The school suggests that Lorene open a checking account. Mom says she did not have a checking account until she was married with a baby.

Lorene loves her grandmother Nana Hamilton very much. Going to St. Paul's will make her deceased grandmother proud. Lorene works in Woolworth's in the summer. Mom...

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