Coming of Age in Mississippi Summary and Analysis The Movement: Chapters 22 – 30

Anne Moody

Summary and Analysis The Movement: Chapters 22 – 30

New Characters
John Salter: The professor at Tougaloo who urges Anne to participate in sit-ins.

Reverend Ed King and Jeannette King: Organizers of groups church-visiting trying to integrate churches.

C. O. Chinn: A well-established black entrepreneur who runs a café in Canton.

Summary
This final section of Moody’s memoir opens during the winter of her senior year at Tougaloo, shortly before the NAACP annual convention is scheduled to take place in Jackson. Anne receives a letter from Mama discouraging her participation in civil rights activities and warning her she won’t be able to come back to Centreville if she keeps it up, noting that the...

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