Unnamed Negro Undertaker

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Unnamed Negro Undertaker
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Unnamed Negro Undertaker
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Sales and Service
Specific Job: 
Undertaker
Biography: 

The Jefferson undertaker who buries the black citizens of Yoknapatawpha is himself a Negro. It was typical practice throughout the Jim Crow South at the time of the story to segregate funeral parlors as well as cemeteries. He does not appear in the story.

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