Walking to the Bus-Rider Blues by Harriette Gillem Robinet

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What was Alfa's idea when the white boys threaten to beat him up and steal his money in Walking to the Bus-Fider Blues?

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Alfa first safeguards his money, tying it securely in a handkerchief and placing it deep in his pocket.  He then finds out what the white boys' names are, and stands up to them, catching them off-guard by greeting them in an attitude of friendship and love.

In trying to decide how to best save his money and avoid a beating, Alfa remembers the words he has been taught, inspired...

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he took the bus so they wont beat him up or threaten him

 

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