Unnamed Old Negro Woman

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Unnamed Old Negro Woman
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Unnamed Old Negro Woman
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Alive
Biography: 

When Popeye's mother gets sick after her husband abandons her, it is "an old negro woman" rather than a doctor that she goes to, and the woman "tells her what was wrong" (304). The narrator doesn't tell us, but the problem is probably syphilis.

Individual or Group: 
Individual

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