Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Hollers - Santa Monica/ S. Monica Station

Bob and Alice get pulled over and their race becomes a problem. Alice tries to assert her “white” characteristics (“enunciating each syllable with careful deliberation”). In the end, though, they get arrested and taken to the police station in Santa Monica. Once again, we see a part of L.A. where Bob and Alice aren’t allowed. “I put up cash bail and the desk sergeant said, “Now get back where you belong and stay there” (64).

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