The River Niger Characters

Joseph A. Walker
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Al

Al is one of "Mo's men," a black revolutionary organization. He is described as a "closet homosexual, capable, determined, very young." In the end of the play, Al turns out to be the informer who has betrayed his fellow revolutionaries. In a scuffle that ensues, Al and John simultaneously shoot one another, and they both die.

Chips

Chips, in his early twenties, is one of "Mo's Men," a local revolutionary organization. He is described as "a tall, rangy young man," a "sexually perverted young fool" who "has an air of 'I'm a bad nigger' about him." Chips is sexually aggressive towards Ann. When Jeff later catches Chips attempting to rape Ann at gunpoint, he wrestles Chips's gun out of his hands and threatens him with it.

Mo

Mo, twenty-four, is described as "athleticlooking." He is the head of a small group of black revolutionaries and is further described...

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