Chapter 2: Mascot

New People:
Bill Peterson: white boxer who fights Malcolm

Maynard Allen: works for the state welfare agency

Mr. and Mrs. Swerlin: a white couple in charge of the detention home

Lucille Lathrop: white cook-helper who works for the Swerlins

Duane Lathrop: Lucille’s husband

A judge: in charge of Malcolm’s case in Lansing

Mr. and Mrs. Lyons: a West Indian couple whose children attend school with Malcolm

Mr. Ostrowski: Malcolm’s English teacher

Mr. Williams: Malcolm’s history teacher

Ella: Malcolm’s half-sister who lives in Boston

Earl: Malcolm’s half-brother

Mary: Malcolm’s...

(The entire section is 583 words.)