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Coming of Age in Mississippi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3: Chapter 22 Summary

Anne Moody
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Part 3: Chapter 22 Summary and Analysis

The following February the NAACP holds a convention in Jackson, Mississippi. Anne gets so excited about the scheduled speakers that she sends a pamphlet about the convention to her mother. Mama sends a letter back covered in dried up tears pleading with Anne to stay away from the NAACP. Mama says that if Anne doesn't stop her nonsense that she will be unable to come home again. Anne is upset by Mama's letter, but she attends the convention anyway.

Anne is unable to graduate because some of her credits from Natchez still have not cleared. Nonplussed, Anne decides to stay on campus and work with the Movement. She does not have enough money for bus fare to New Orleans and she is not welcome at home. Anne has become friendly with one of her professors, John Salter. She begins working closely with him...

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