Black Ice - Chapter Eleven Summary & Analysis

Lorene Cary
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Chapter Eleven Summary

In Chapter Eleven, Lorene starts to tutor younger black students. It is frustrating for Lorene because they do not bring in drafts. They bring in final papers and expect the tutors to put in big words. There is a new Spanish teacher, Miss Clinton, who is black. She is energetic and fun. Lorene takes her courage from Miss Clinton.

Lorene gets involved in a lot of racial debates. She gets frustrated because the white kids say they should not be held responsible for slavery. They say if their great grandparents had slaves, why are they responsible. Lorene feels this is not fair. She meets India, a new friend. They can relate to each other. Lorene talks to her about things she never talks about with the other kids, like her grandmother. India is white. Lorene feels this is the one friendship...

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