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Margo Jefferson
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What is Negroland?

Margo Jefferson used the term to describe the social class of Negroes who lived sheltered, privileged lives. The reader should talk about the fact that this is a group, rather than a place, and list attributes of the people included in the group.

Describe Jefferson's childhood.

This answer should include information about the demands Irma Jefferson placed on her daughters, such as manners and conduct. Readers should mention the private schools the girls attended and the neighborhoods where the Jeffersons lived.

What is the difference between Negro, black, and African American, according to Jefferson's book?

Jefferson used the term Negro to describe her childhood, black to describe herself as an adult, and African American during official or specific situations. The answer to this question should include discussions about each use and Jefferson's attitudes at that time of her life.

What was significant about Uncle Lucious?

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