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Characters By Chapter
EDITOR:
Christina Hale
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1Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe writer of the letter.
 Renisha McBrideShot for seeking help.
 John CrawfordShot down for browsing in a department store.
 Tamir RiceA 12 year-old boy who was murdered by men in uniform.
 Marlene PinnockSomeone's grandmother on the side of a road who was assaulted.
 Michael BrownAn 18 year-old who was fatally shot.
 Janai  Samori's aunt. Ben's wife.
 Ben  Samori's uncle. Janai's husband.
 Oscar  Ta-Nehisi's uncle.
 David  Ta-Nehisi's uncle.
 Nana Jo  Ta-Nehisi's grandmother.
 Jo Jo  Ta-Nehisi's cousin from Keon.
 Nas  Ta-Nehisi's classmate.
 Malcolm  The first political pragmatist.
    The Mecca - The crossroads of the black diaspora.
 Damani  Samori's uncle. Graduated at Howard University.
 Menelik  Samori's uncle. Graduated at Howard University.
 Kris  Samori's aunt. Graduated at Howard University.
 Kelly  Samori's aunt. Graduated at Howard University.
 Kamilah  Samori's aunt. Graduated at Howard University.
 Chana  Samori's aunt. Graduated at Howard University.
 Charles DrewFrom Howard University.
 Amiri BarakaFrom Howard University.
 Thurgood MarshallFrom Howard University.
 Ossie DavisFrom Howard University.
 Doug WilderFrom Howard University.
 David DinkinsFrom Howard University.
 Lucille CliftonFrom Howard University.
 Toni MorrisonFrom Howard University.
 Kwame TourĂ©From Howard University.
 Prince Carmen JonesDoctor Jones's son. aka: Rocky.
 Samori  Ta-Nehisi's son.
2Elmer Clay NewmanA man killed by PG County Police.
 Gary HopkinsMurdered by PG County Police.
 Fredie McCollumA blind man beaten by PG County Police.
 Dr. Mable JonesPrince's mother.
 Jamal  Samori's aunt's boyfriend.
 Christopher  Samori's cousin.
 Jelani  Ta-Nehisi's friend.
3Kenyatta  Ta-Nehisi's wife.
 
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