Cecile
The Black Panthers
The 3 Sisters
Big Ma and Papa
Characters
100

How is Cecile related to the 3 Sisters? (Delphine, Fern, and Vonetta)

She is their mother.

100

What did the BPP (Black Panther Party) do?

They demanded equal rights for blacks.

100

Where did they fly from?

Brooklyn, New York. 

100

Who is Papa?

Papa is the 3 sister's dad.

100

Who is the main character?

Delphine is the main character.

200

What is Cecile's code name?

Nzila.

200

Who was the BPP teacher in the book?

Sister Mukumbu.

200

What is Fern's Doll's name?

Miss Patty Cake.

200

Who is Big Ma?

Big Ma is the 3 sister's grandma/Papa's mother.
200

How are Fern and Vonetta related to Delphine?

They are sisters.

300

Why did Cecile get in the last taxi at the airport?

The taxi driver was a BPP member.

300

Who was the "crazy" BPP member in the book?

Crazy Kelvin.

300

What are their ages in order from least to greatest?

Fern, Vonetta, Delphine.

300

Why was Big Ma hesitant to send the 3 sister's flying? 

She knew Cecile wasn't a good mom.

300

Who are the sisters that Vonetta is friends with?

The Ankton Sisters.

400

Why does Cecile not let the girls in her kitchen?

She works there. 

400

Who were the founder(s) of the BPP? 

Bobby Seale & Huey Newton 

400

What have they been doing everyday for the past few days?

First, they go to a building where BPP members give out free breakfasts. Then, they normally play in the park until dinner. Next, they get food and take it home to eat. Lastly, they go to bed.

400

What is Papa's real name?

Louis Gaither.

400

Who is Cecile? 

Cecile has some sort of association with the BPP. She most likely makes things for them in her kitchen.

500

Why did Cecile leave the family? 

She didn't like Fern's name.

500

When was the BPP founded?

October 19th, 1966.

500

What are Fern and Vonetta fighting about? (Most Recent)

They're fighting because Vonetta colored over Fern's doll (Miss Patty Cake) with black marker.

500

Why was Big Ma angry when the 3 sister's called?

Big Ma was angry because they made a collect call, which costs a lot of money. 

500

Who is Mean Lady Ming?

Mean Lady Ming is the owner of the Chinese restaurant they always go to.

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