Mama: But why? Why are they riding! What's happened?
I don't rightly know, but y'all knows how they is. Anytime they thinks we steppin outa our place, they feels like they gotta stop us. You know what some of'em done to the Berrys.It don't take but a little of nothin' to set them devilish night men off.
But somethin' musta happened, how you know 'bout it!
All's I can tell ya, Miz Caroline, is what Fannie heard when she was leavin' the Grangers' this evenin'. She'd just finished cleanin' up the supper dishes when Mr. Granger come home with Mr. Grimes - ya know, that white school's bus driver - and two other mens...
Stacey, they're coming after us!
Roll of thunder, hear my cry Adapted by: Carly Allen-Myers