Stereotypes In St. Bonny's

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First of all, I found an evidence at the beginning part of the story, when the girls were still in St. Bonny’s. Quote unquote. This small part of the story made me think that Twyla and her mother were black immediately. I think so because I noticed that Roberta’s mother refused to shake Twyla and Mary’s hand. Moreover, considering the background information that back in those days, the 50s, there was still mass amount of racial segregation going on in America. Furthermore, it is undeniable that all people have stereotypes in their mind even they may even not noticed that, and the white people weren’t willing to touch and even associate with them because they just felt the blacks are racially inferior. Therefore, I think Twyla and her mom are
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