By 1930, Elijah and Goldie are married. They have two children: Richard (b. 1911) and Luvenia (b. 1914).
Luvenia is sixteen years old. She is doing Miss Etta Pinckney’s hair. Miss Etta is Luvenia’s godmother. Luvenia is complaining because she does not want to go to Curry Island to live.
Luvenia has dreams of one day attending the University of Chicago. She works as a domestic for Mr. And Mrs. Deets.
Luvenia’s brother, Richard, returns to Curry Island willingly. For the last several years, Elijah Lewis has been obsessed with keeping the Glory…