Raymond's Run

By: Toni Bambarda Created by: Karen Patterson

About The Author...

Toni Cade Bambara was born in New York City to parents Walter and Helen (Henderson) Cade. She grew up in Harlem, Bedford Stuyvesant (Brooklyn), Queens and New Jersey, NJ. In 1970 she changed her name to include the name of a West African ethnic group,Bambara. She taught English, published material and worked with SEEK's black theatre group. She was made assistant professor of English at Rutgers University's new Livingston College in 1969, was visiting professor in Afro-American Studies at Emory University and at Atlanta University (1977), where she also taught at the School of Social Work (until 1979)



Born Miltona Mirkin Cade
March 25, 1939
New York City

DiedDecember 9, 1995 (aged 56)
Pennsylvania

Occupationwriter, documentary-film maker, political activist, educator


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About Raymond's Run...

Raymonds Run is just a small story based on a girl who learns to respect eachother in the end. The main character "Squeaky" Is so cool. I love her attitude, she will not let anybody tell her what to do. She wont Let anybody bully her and she will stand up for her brother. Plus when things get too rough, she runs for it. I Also love the ending of the story when Squeaky respects her opponent and her opponent respects her. Becuase they both know they tried thier hardest.