1. In his childhood
and early youth, how does Richard react to the submission of other
black Americans to white authority?
2. What is Granny’s
3. Which statement
accurately describes Richard’s relationship with Granny?
4. Which of the following
best describes Richard’s education?
5. How does Richard
react to his mother’s first stroke?
6. Which of the following
best describes Richard’s childhood?
7. What is Richard’s
adult attitude toward his father?
8. Who is Richard’s
9. Which of the following
best describes Richard’s relationship with his mother?
10. Who is Richard’s
only source of encouragement when he publishes his first story in
the local newspaper?
11. What happens
when Richard enters the working world?
12. Why does Richard
succumb to stealing?
13. Why is Richard
unable to check books out of the Memphis public library?
14. How does Richard
feel when he first arrives in Chicago?
15. What does Richard
think of the Hoffmans?
16. What political
organization does Richard join in Chicago?
17. For what job
does Richard have to gain weight?
18. Who is Comrade
19. How do the black
Communists react to Richard’s desire to write?
20. Which of the
following best describes Richard’s attraction to the Communist Party?
21. Which statement
accurately describes Richard’s experience with the actors at the
Federal Negro Theater?
22. How does Richard’s
mother react to the cartoon she sees in one of Richard’s Communist
23. How are Richard’s
experiences with the Communist Party similar to his experiences
24. How does Richard
describe Ross’s trial?
25. How does Richard
react to his final rejection by the Communist Party?