Fires in the Mirror Characters

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Anonymous Girl

The anonymous girl of "Look in the Mirror" is a "Junior high school black girl of Haitian descent" who lives near Crown Heights. She discusses who follows and copies whom in junior high school, giving insights about the racial attitudes that develop during adolescence.

Anonymous Lubavitcher Woman

The anonymous Lubavitcher woman in the second scene of the play is a mother and preschool teacher in her mid-thirties. She appears slightly flustered by the religious restrictions that dictate what Hasidic Jews can and cannot do on Shabbas, but she laughs about the situation in which a black boy turns off their radio for them.

Anonymous Young Man #1

"A very handsome Carribbean American man with dreadlocks," the anonymous young man of the scene "Wa Wa Wa" insists that the police unjustly favor Jews over blacks. He was on the street when Yosef Lifsh's car ran over Gavin Cato, and...

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