The coldness that George treats Ide Mae Gladney with while they labored as sharecroppers says much about gender roles in southern, black communities in the early twentieth century. To what extent did the legacy of slavery influence gender roles in their relationship? (49-50)
Why did W.E.B. DuBois have such a sharp disagreement with Rufus Clement if they both had the same goals, and what does this disagreement tell us about northern black intellectual thought?