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Waiting to Exhale Chapter Summary & Analysis - Freedom of Expression Summary

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Freedom of Expression Summary

Gloria is shocked to find that Tarik has been expelled from school for being in a gang. Tarik contends that he and his friends had started wearing white handkerchiefs in their back pockets but that they do not do violent or negative activities like the Crips and the Bloods gangs. Tarik's group simply dresses alike and eats lunch together and some other students reported them as gang members to the school principal. Tarik feels that his group is being discriminated against, because they are black and Hispanic. He is outraged, because their First Amendment rights have been violated. Gloria intends to talk to the school principal at the earliest opportunity and grounds Tarik for three weeks.

Later that night Gloria visits Bernadine and hears about the divorce progress. Bernadine is livid, because the mortgage payment has not been made, although John claims that...

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