Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years - Parts 6-7 Summary & Analysis

Sarah Louise Delany
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Part 6 is titled "The Ties That Bind." It relates to many family issues, including the births and lives of many nieces and nephews. Throughout all of the hard times, the Delanys stuck together. The Depression hit Harlem hard. Many people went without food and rummaged through dumpsters. Jazz clubs turned into civic organizations to help feed the hungry and house the homeless. The Harlem Renaissance was over. Only Langston Hughes stayed in Harlem to write. However, painters and sculptors began to carve their way in the region.

Despite all that was going on around them, the Delanys had other fish to fry.

Chapter 26 is a joint narrative between Sadie and Bessie. They tell the story of Little Hubie, Julia's only son. Hubie was a spastic child and never learned to walk. The family doted on Hubie who was very bright. Because of the...

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