Study Guide: A Hope In the Unseen by Ron Suskind - Online Notes|
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Unnamed friend of Israel Atkins Sr.
Listens as Phillip's father explains why a creative career is not a good idea.
Dr. Kenneth Jones
Principal of Ballou during Cedric's Senior year.
A scholar athlete at Ballou.
The twin brother of James Davis, who runs with the gangs at school.
A teacher who encourages Cedric to improve his SAT score.
President of the Ballou Parent Teacher Student Association.
Cedric's homeroom teacher since ninth grade.
Justice Clarence Thomas
U. S. Supreme Court Justice who meets with Cedric during his Senior year.
The assistant to Justice Clarence Thomas.
A student who is often homeless and wins the Beat the Odds award from the Children's Defense Fund.
An English teacher at Ballou and senior class advisor, who reviews the student speeches for graduation.
Cedric's Senior year English teacher at Ballou.
Class vice president for Cedric's Senior year.
Dr. Constance Brooks
Vice-principal of Ballou during Cedric's Senior year.
Unnamed black receptionist
Works at Price Waterhouse and speaks to Cedric when he works there about using her "Vanna White" voice.
A graduate from Ballou who planned to go to a vocational school in Altoona, Pennsylvania but is killed during his night job at McDonald's by a co-worker.
Ballou's librarian, who prepares the Alumni Day which Cedric attends in his freshman year at Brown.
1993 female Ballou graduate
Speaks at the same Alumni Day event as Cedric, attributing her success at Howard University to God.
The wife of Clarence Taylor, who accompanies him when he stops at Brown to see Cedric on the way to the Boston Marathon.
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