Characters - Alphabetical
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BellaAbzugA Jewish congresswoman.
Muhammad AliAmerican professional boxer. activist and philanthropist.
NeilArmstrongAmerican astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon.
Cool Papa BellAmerican center fielder in Negro league baseball.
LennyBeltonOne of Guido Elefante's friends.
BillBeutelAmerican television reporter, journalist and anchor.
DeniseBibbThe voluptuous church organist.
T. J. BillingsThe head usher at Five Ends. Aka: Bum-Bum.
Willie BoboA Latin and jazz percussionist of Puerto Rican ancestry.
BillBoyleThe baseball coach at St. Johns.
MarkBumpusA smuggler.
JuliusCaesarFormer Roman consul.
Diahann CarrollAmerican actress, singer, model, and activist.
Ray CharlesAmerican singer-songwriter.
EdieChicksawSister Paulette's daughter.
DeemsClemensA drug dealer.
LouisClemensDeems grandfather.
RandallCollinsReal name of Beanie.
ChristopherColumbusAn Italian explorer and navigator.
IziCorderoThe vice president of the Puerto Rican Statehood Society.
JoaquinCorderoA Dominican ex-husband of Izi Cordero
CeliaCruzA Cuban singer.
HaroldDeanA negro who was armed and very dangerous man.
MarjorieDelaneyA receptionist at Brewster Memorial Home.
SalvyDoyleAn old Irishman.
GuidoElefanteThomas Elefante's father.
ThomasElefanteRuns a trucking and construction business. Aka: The Elephant.
Mrs.EllardHettie's acquaintance.
TheloniusEllisReal name of Hot Sausage.
MissFlayA tenant of apartment 1A.
Smooth Rube FosterAmerican baseball payer, manager, and exec. in the Negro league.
Mrs.FoyThe original tenant of apartment 1A.
Reverend GeeThe minister at Five Ends Baptist Church
VeronicaGeeThe president of the Cause Houses Tenant Association.
Golly Honey GibsonAmerican professional baseball pitcher.
JoshGibsonAmerican Negro league baseball catcher.
EmmaGoldmanAn anarchist political activist and writer.
VictorGorvinoThe head of the Gorvino family.
ElHajiDominic Lefleur's brother.
JethroHardmanThe first-ever black detective in the Cause Houses. Aka: Jet.
RufusHarleySportcoat's second-best friend.
ReverendHarrisA minister at Ebenezer Baptist.
AbbieHoffmanAmerican social activist.
MorrisHurlyThe funeral director. Aka: Hurly Girly.
Mr.ItkinOwner of a liquor store.
WillardJohnsonAmerican political scientist and African studies expert.
CleonJonesAmerican professional baseball player.
Martin LutherKing, Jr.American Christian minister and activist.
GladysKnightAmerican singer-songwriter.
Andrew T. B.KosciuszkoThe great Polish-Lithuanian general.
Cuffy JasperLambkinAn old deacon. Aka: Sportcoat.
DominicLefleurThe Haitian Cooking Sensation.
SonnyListonAmerican professional boxer.
SoupLopezSportcoat's acquaintance.
HectorMaldonezA Colombian worker from the Preston chicken-processing plant.
BunchMoonThe head of Moon Rental Cars and Moon Steak N Go.
EarlMorrisBunch's right-hand man.
RobertMoses.A Jewish reformer.
BobMotleyThe last surviving umpire from baseball's legendary Negro League.
KevinMullenA police sergeant. aka: Potts.
AngelaNegronOne of the members of the Puerto Rican Statehood Society.
Mrs.NelsonThe apartment owner.
RalphOdumThe name used by Hot Sausage in Cause House.
EddiePalmieriGrammy Award-winning pianist of Puerto Rican ancestry.
JoePeckA major Italian crime figure in Brooklyn.
HettiePurvisLambkin's wife.
NevaRamosA Dominican beauty who poured a glass of water on man's head.
TampaRedAmerican Chicago blues musician.
FullerRichardsonPhyllis' uncle.
GinnyRodriguezA tenant living at Building 19.
BulletRoganAmerican baseball player.
BulletRoganAmerican pitcher and outfielder for the Kansas City.
Mr.RogersAmerican television host, producer, and Presbyterian minister.
SonnyRollinsAn American jazz tenor saxophonist.
HotSausageThe Cause Houses janitor and Sportcoat's best friend.
PeterSeamusOne of Guido Elefante's friends.
EleanoraSotoOne of the members of the Puerto Rican Statehood Society.
DriscollSturgessRuns a bagel shop in the Bronx. Aka: The Governor.
IrvThigpenA drummer.
VinnyTognerelliGorvino's deputy.
Cicely TysonAmerican actress and former fashion model.
Andressa UrachBrazilian model, businesswoman and reality television personality.
FrankieValliAmerican singer.
HectorVasquezA trombone player.
BubWashingtonA woman who was busted for shoplifting at the grocery store.
GeorgeWashington1st U.S. President.
J. C. YancyA cotton farm owner.
Beanie One of Deems Clemens' crews.
Brucie Elefante's cousin.
Bupus One of Deems' worker.
Calvin One of the workers at Steak N Go shop.
Calvin A Transit Authority worker.
Cecil Elefante's childhood nickname given by his parents.
Chink One of Deems Clemens' acquaintances.
Clemy Rufus' late wife.
Dub A resident at Cause House.
Dunne A police officer.
Edie Rufus' daughter.
Elena Joaquin's cousin.
Emelia Miss Izi's cousin.
Erskine Deacon of Mighty Hand Gospel Tabernacle.
Giotto An Italian painter.
Gus Hot Sausage's uncle.
Harold A hit man.
Herbie One of Peck's acquaintances.
Hercules Roman hero and god.
Justin One of the workers at Steak N Go shop.
Krzypcinksi A young white social worker.
Lightbulb One of Deems Clemens' crews.
Macy The Governor's younger brother.
Mel A security guard.
Melissa The Governor's lass.
Mingo Dominic Lefleur's friend.
Mitch A young cop.
Muhammad An Arab religious leader.
Nanette One of the choir members.
Octavia A deaconess from Mount Tabernacle.
Phyllis A fly girl.
Pop-Pop Deems Clemens' grandfather.
Pudding A young man from the projects.
Pudgy Fingers Sportcoat's son.
Rag Deems' worker.
Rags One of Deems Clemens' acquaintance.
Ray  One of Peck's acquaintances.
Rick X A proud member of the Nation of Islam.
Rooster Deems Clemens' older cousin.
Rooster Deems' older cousin.
Sid The giant constrictor from the Queensbridge Projects.
Sister Paulletta An original founder of Five Ends.
Stick Deems Clemens' original crew.
Sugar Deems Clemens' best friend.
Sweet Corn One of the choir members.
Vance One of Deems Clemens' acquaintances.
Zeke Sister Bibb's son.