Other Important Characters
LT is a strong black man who came to the Logan farm, hired by Papa, to help. He was fired from his old job because he got in a fight with white men who started the brawl. He helps the Logan family with more than just chores and work. He protected them, and taught them many lessons that they probably wouldn't have figured out for themselves otherwise.
Granger is the wealthiest landowner in their county. He works with the Wallaces to plot and pursue revenge against
A white lawyer and the only white ally of the Logan family. He tries to protect black people from the unjustified attacks of the whites.
Teacher of Cassie and Little Man. Miss Crocker is a strict teacher that is often humiliated by her students.
TJ was Stacey's friend in the beginning of the novel, but slowly grew into a thief and cheater. He betrays the Logans many times, turning in Mama and pretending to be a friend of Stacey's to get test answers.
Lillian Jean Simms
The older sister of Jeremy but younger than R.W. and Melvin Simms. She humiliates Cassie in Strawberry, and, later on in the novel, Cassie takes revenge and blackmails her into keeping the revenge a secret.