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The White Boy Shuffle - Chapter Seven Summary & Analysis

Paul Beatty
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Chapter Seven Summary

One afternoon Coach Shimimoto keeps the basketball players at practice much longer than usual. Coach gathers the players and says that they can go if one of them can give him the definition of the word "concatenate." When one player says that it means to bring together, the Coach says that is close enough, but he also refers to them as "soon-to-be-revolutionaries" and says he hopes they remember the definition.

Once outside Gunnar sees first one column of smoke and then another. People gather on the streets. Gunnar and Nick ask a man what is happening, but Gunnar is confused by the man's answer. Gunnar and Nick go into the man's house and watch the television news coverage. Gunnar soon understands that the police officers accused of excessive brutality in the beating of Rodney King have been acquitted of all charges...

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