I Want To Live In The Ghetto Chapter 1 Summary

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The Whites felt that Blacks should remain in their own neighborhoods, like in the Ghetto or Black Bottom. But the Sweet family wanted more as a Doctor he felt he deserved more and didn't want to allow fear to make his decision. He stated on page 21 "This house was supposed to have been one more grand accomplishment". Mr. Sweet asked for help friends and strangers knowing and preparing for the worst. He knew they would attack his home. On day two, his fears came to light when hundreds of whites from the neighborhood stood at the house across the street and began to throw rocks and break windows. He also heard people surrounding his house. The fear of sitting in the dark, waiting for the worst took over. They wanted to stand their ground and
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