Vonnetta, Fern, and Delphine all go to Oakland to see their real mother Cecile and are on a plane passing the Golden Gate Bridge.
No more free egg roles
In chapter 3 the girls find their mom in the airport and they go to her house. Also a stewardess was trying to give Delphine money but she wouldn't take it. Plus when they meet their real mother she looks like a secret agent.
Safe and Sound
We're in Oakland
On the ground
During chapter 4 they all arrived at Cecile's house which has a roof made of stucco. Cecile showed them the inside of the house and Vonnetta wasn't satisfied, but Delphine kicked before she could say anything. Then later Cecile said she should have brought the kids to Mexico when she had the chance.
Is she giving us away?
To those people?
In this chapter the girls get told from Cecile that she isn't cooking food and they need to go buy their own. When they go to to restaurant the owner tells them no free egg roles anymore, because people have been hungry and she has given away many egg roles.
We don't want free egg roles
In this chapter they all made a collect call back to home which made big ma mad, because she had to pay a lot of money to make a collect call, but later in the story they all spy on Cecile when she is talking to the Black Panthers and discover that she is going to give them something from a printing press.
In the 7th chapter Cecile sens the girls to their room where they eavesdrop on Cecile. She said that it was her printing press and her money, but the people there were arguing and saying it was for the cause.