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After the abolishment of slavery the black community became the core of African American culture and life This was due in part by segregation and other socioeconomic factors but also to the spiritual and social unity of each black member The black community played a major role in Beloved especially with their interactions with Sethe After Sethes escape from slavery she traveled to Cincinnati to reunite with her children and mother-in-law Baby Suggs She arrived at 124 a house constantly filled with people and happiness Where not one but two pots simmered on the stove where the lamp burned all night long Strangers rested while their children tried on their shoes Messages were left there for whoever needed them was sure to stop in one day soon Morrison 87 Sethe was enveloped with love and security while Baby Suggs the local spiritual leader became the driving force in the community gathering the people together to preach self love and respect When warm weather came Baby Suggs holy followed by every black man woman and child who could make it through took her great heart to the Clearing Morrison 87 Twenty days after Sethes arrival Stamp Paid brought them two huge buckets of delicious blackberries With these Baby Suggs and Sethe decided to share the pies they would make from the berries with Ella and her husband John and from this their generosity escalated into a full-fledged feast for all the colored people in the area The area folks accepted the generosity but resented the bounty of Baby Suggs and her kin They disapproved of the uncalled-for pride displayed at 124 and were offended by Baby Suggss excess Because of this they failed to warn Baby Suggs and Sethe that four white men on horses who were approaching Sethe with the help of Baby Suggs and the community began to build a life for herself and children but her dreams were soon shattered when the
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