Where do the stories in The Ways of White Folks take place?

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There is a wide variety of settings for these stories by Langston Hughes, and each deals with interactions between black and white people in the early 20th century.  

  • "Cora Unashamed" takes place in a small town in Iowa.
  • "Slave on the Block" is set in Greenwich Village in New York City.
  • "Home" is about a man returning to the southern US from Europe.
  • The man writing the letter in "Passing" mentions that he lives in Chicago and that he'd like to leave for New York or San Francisco. 
  • "A Good Job Done"  is...

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