Welcome to Braggsville Themes & Motifs

T. Geronimo Johnson
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Race / Ethnicity

For all the strides the people in America have made to rid the country of racism, segregation, and judgements based on ethnicity, the clash of different cultures and races is still a significant one. This novel focuses on one small, fictional Southern town whose residents refuse to give up their Southern roots and traditions.

Even though Daron knew some things about his town could be considered offensive to outsiders, like the black lawn jockey statues displayed in almost every yard, even he didn’t understand how truly backward they were. His friends who visited his town with him as well as the media who came there after Louis’ death pointed out the injustices done to blacks. Blacks had their own section of the county in which they lived. It was rumored the city fathers would not incorporate the black neighborhood into Braggsville because they didn...

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