The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman - Book 4: The Quarters (Part 2) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 36 (cont.). Months following the departure of Yoko, Jimmy Aaron comes back and reveals during a church service that he has stood alongside and been arrested with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in civil rights protests in Alabama and Mississippi. His desire to bring the protests to Bayonne frightens the old congregation, who are concerned with being removed from their home on the plantation. When Jane is the only one who rallies to his cause, Jimmy walks out. Later on he appears at Jane’s house with an unkempt young man and enlists the help of Jane in his plan to stage a protest in Bayonne over the unavailability of an accessible public restroom for blacks and also the white-only drinking fountain. Jimmy tells Jane that on Friday a black girl is going to drink from the fountain, and they plan to use...

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