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Describe Sam. What kind of character is he? What are his strengths? His weaknesses? What are the struggles Sam has during this story? How does he resolve them?

Describe the philosophy of Roland with regard to enacting civil rights. How does that compare to the ideas of the Black Panther Party? Which do you believe is right? Why?

Describe Stick. What are his strengths and weaknesses? How does he compare to Sam? Is he a likeable character? Why or why not?

Describe the lives of Sam and his friends during this time period. What is the incident in the hospital gift shop that shows the discrimination faced by blacks during this time? List at least two other instances of discrimination from the story.

Describe Sam's family. What are the different attitudes expressed by members of his family with regard to enacting civil rights? What...

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