What issues has the Brotherhood decided were more important than specific issues in Harlem? What effect might this have on the community? What does TIM think about it?
What’s the significance of the Sambo doll?
What happened to Brother Clifton?
Why did it happen?
What happened between him and the police officer? Why? What was TIM’s reaction? What were other people’s reactions?
On pages 438-439, the narrator repeats the terms “plunge” and “outside history” - why? What significance do these terms have? What do they mean? What do they mean to TIM? What does it mean to be “outside history?”
TIM continues to speak about “history” - what does he mean? What is history?
How is TIM feeling about Brother Jack, the Brotherhood, and himself?