Coming of Age in Mississippi - Study Guide Part 3: Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

Anne Moody
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Shortly after Anne joins the NAACP, Medgar Evers comes to campus to give a speech. When several other students are arrested following a demonstration, the entire campus rallies behind them. The event spills over onto the football field and lasts long into the night. Anne becomes so involved in the NAACP that her grades fall. By mid-terms she barely has a one-point average and she is also running out of money. Anne must attend summer school to make up some credits, but the only way she can do that is to qualify for a student loan. Anne manages to secure a loan for one hundred and fifty dollars and is determined to make the money last her through the summer.

Over the summer, a new student named Joan Trumpauer moves in across the hall. Joan works for the SNCC and the two girls...

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