Richard Henry, son of Meridian Henry
Meridian Henry, a Negro Minister.
Mother Henry, Meridian Henry’s mother.
Tom, Ken, Arthur, Juanita, Lorenzo, Pete, all Negro students.
Lyle Britten, a white store owner.
Jo Britten, Lyle’s wife.
Parnell James, editor of the local newspaper.
Papa D., Negro owner of a juke joint.
Hazel, Lillian, Susan, Ralph, Ellis, Rev. Phelps, George, all white townspeople.
Counsel for the Bereaved
Congregation of Rev. Henry’s church, Pallbearers, Blacktown, Whitetown