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The Rock and the River - Chapters 20 and 21 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 20 and 21 Summary

In Chapter Twenty, Sam arrives at the cemetery. Raheem says he has the name and address, which Sam knows means Raheem plans to kill the officer who shot Stick. Maxie notices that Sam is wearing Stick's jacket. Raheem says the jacket is too big for him but Leroy says Sam will "grow into it." Sam talks to Bucky, saying he and Raheem plan to kill the cop but Bucky declines. Bucky says he's grateful for Stick's friendship but that he doesn't think Stick would have seen revenge as an answer. Sam tries to make Bucky feel indebted but Bucky says whatever he owes Stick is his own business. Leroy tells Raheem that killing the officer will bring retaliation down on the Black Panthers and that this isn't the message the Panthers want to send. Raheem refuses to listen. During the service...

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