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Isabel Wilkerson
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Topic 1

Discuss the specific reasons that led Ida Mae Gladney, Roscoe Colton and Robert Joseph Pershing Foster to leave the South. What was the Jim Crowe south?

Topic 2

Why did George Starling marry Inez? Describe their relationship over the years? What regrets did George have?

Topic 3

Describe the dynamism between Pershing Foster and his father-in-law Rufus Clements. Why did Pershing and his wife Alice spend so much time apart?

Topic 4

What did George Starling do to upset the citrus growers in Florida? Why did he make a snap decision to leave for New York City?

Topic 5

What was reconstruction and why did it fail? Describe Plessy v. Ferguson and how it laid the groundwork for Jim Crow laws.

Topic 6

What were Ida Mae Gladney’s first impressions of Chicago? Why did the family move from Milwaukee where they first arrived to Chicago? What was the draw of...

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