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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Chapter 35. Prudjudice Against Color Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 35. Prudjudice Against Color Summary and Analysis

Linda travels with her employers, the Bruce family, twice during the following summer, during which time she suffers from racial prejudice. Since she is in service to a white family, she is not made to ride in uncomfortable "Jim Crow" cars like most of the other colored passengers, but she is upset that she is not given the same treatment as the other (white) nursemaids. After being reprimanded for sitting at a "white only" table with her employers on more than one occasion, Linda begins to have her meals sent to her room, rather than take her meals from the kitchen like other colored servants. After several days of this, the white waiters complain that they should not have to wait on a Negro woman.

Linda is infuriated that she, and other colored people, are...

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