What is the setting of "King of the Bingo Game" and why is it important?

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The setting of "King of the Bingo Game" is an entertainment venue in the north, far from the protagonist 's home in Rocky Mont, North Carolina. He feels that it is a place where he is an alien. In the South, where African Americans looked out for one another, he knows he could expect to be offered a drink and some roasted peanuts like the people in the theater are enjoying. Here, however, he knows the culture is different and more competitive than...

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