The Color of Water

The Color of Water

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By Sophia Swenson and Bella Miranda

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  • Why does my mom look different from the other moms 
  • When Ruth and Peter (her first boyfriend) confessed to her parents that they were in love, her parents were infuriated. 
  • We're in love.
  • She's dead to us.
  • Ruth's family couldn't believe her betrayal towards them. They mourned her decision like a Jewish family mourns a death, by sitting Shiva. 
  • Groups like Ku Klux Klan and Black Panther became prevalent 
  • Racism became big in the South, causing Ruth and James, her first boyfriend, to meet in secret.
  • Ruth's mom found her bracelet by the tree and knew she had been up to no good, she suggested to her that she should stay in NY.
  • I think you should go stay in New York for a while. 
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