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The Glory Field Setting & Symbolism

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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a country on the western coast of Africa. Beginning the seventeenth century, African natives are enslaved and transported to the United States on ships which depart from Sierra Leone.

Harlem, New York

Harlem is a predominantly African American neighborhood located in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

Chicago

Chicago is the largest city in the state of Illinois.

Sitar

A sitar is a stringed instrument used primarily in southeast Asian and Middle Eastern music.

The Apollo Theater

Located in Harlem, the Apollo Theater is a famous performance hall. The Apollo is most often associated with African American performers.

Princeton University

A prestigious private university located in New Jersey. Princeton is one of the eight Ivy League Colleges.

Oberlin College

Oberlin College is a well-known American college located in Oberlin, Ohio. Oberlin is one of the first American colleges to admit African...

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