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Jacobs finds out, from a doctor, that Kirkland has died because the sexually transmitted disease (Chlamydia) Jacobs gave her caused an infection brought about by an abortion she had two days prior.
This is just hardcore racism; "Don't mix the races, or tragedy ensues!
" And this theme, as you look back over the whole movie, is pervasive throughout.
It was in a little known Texas magazine for African-Americans that was published by a group of white persons (I'm sure African-Americans of the time said "gee, thanks"... The article was called "Are White Women Stealing Our Men? It was supposedly a gentle tirade by African American women about how good African-American men were being taken by white women.
Actually it was a not-to-subtle warning to African American men about dating white women.