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Review of the Day: The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon
Especially when his older and best friend , Stick, begins to drift away from him for no apparent reason. And then it happens: Sam finds something that changes everything forever. Suddenly, nothing feels certain anymore. Sam wants to believe that his father is right: You can effect change without using violence. But as time goes on, Sam grows weary of standing by and watching as his friends and family suffer at the hands of racism in their own community. Sam is faced with a difficult decision. Will he follow his father or his brother?
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Chapter 8 Summary
In Chapter Eight, three days pass and Stick has not returned home. Marjorie and Sam are talking about the situation one evening and Marjorie says that Stick hasn't been attending school. When Sam asks where his father is, Marjorie says Roland is probably searching for Stick. There is a meeting of the Black Panthers that evening and Sam wants to go but his mother refuses to let him leave the house after dark. Sam considers the situation and realizes his mother has made a choice for him. He could stay at home and explain that his mother wouldn't let him leave the house for the meeting.